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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Sherman County'' [[Image:Or-sherman.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Sherman County'' [[Image:Or-sherman.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
=== County Courthouse ===
=== County Courthouse <br><br> ===
[http://www.sherman-county.com/ http://www.sherman-county.com/]<br>500 Court Street<br>P.O. Box 283<br>Moro, Oregon 97039 <br>  
Sherman County Courthouse<br> 500 Court Street<br> Moro, OR 97039<br> Phone: 541.565.3606&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marrriage and&nbsp;probate&nbsp;records&nbsp;1889,<br> birth records 1904-1939, death records 1905-1952 <br>and court records from 1894
=== Quick Facts  ===
=== Quick Facts  ===

Revision as of 16:37, 15 August 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Sherman County

County Courthouse

Sherman County Courthouse
500 Court Street
Moro, OR 97039
Phone: 541.565.3606 

County Clerk has marrriage and probate records 1889,
birth records 1904-1939, death records 1905-1952
and court records from 1894

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Sherman County, Oregon

Parent County

25 February 1889: Sherman county was created from Wasco County. Named for William Tecumseh Sherman, Union general in the American Civil War. [1]

Boundary Changes

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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Grass Valley | Moro | Rufus | Wasco

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Ainsworth | Biggs Junction | Kent

Neighboring Counties

Gilliam | Wasco | Klickitat, Washington

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits




  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records






Early migration routes to and from Sherman County, Oregon Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military History and Records


Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways


Vital Records

Societies, Libraries, Museums

Family History Centers



  1. WorldCat 50140092FHLC Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map VI" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap6.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).