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'''Wheeler county''' was created from Crook, Gilliam and Grant Counties 17 February 1899. Named for Henry H. Wheeler, a early settler who owned a farm near Mitchell.<br>
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'''Yamhill county''' was created from the [[Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]] 5 July 1843. February 1899. Named for a local [[Portal:Indians of North America|Native American]] tribe, the Yamhill, a part of North Kalapuyan family.<br>
  
The county seat is Fossil.<br>
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The county seat is Mc Minnville, since 1886. Lafayette was a former county seat.<br>
  
[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpwheelerdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Wheeler County Court House as of October 2005.<br>
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[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpwheelerdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Yamhill County Court House as of October 2005.<br>
  
 
'''Cities:''' Fossil | Mitchell | Spray<br>
 
'''Cities:''' Fossil | Mitchell | Spray<br>
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'''Unincorporated Communities:''' Antone | Caleb | Clarno | Kinzua | Lost Valley | Richmond | Service Creek | Spoos Mill | Twickenham | Waldron | Waterman | Wetmore | Winlock<br>
 
'''Unincorporated Communities:''' Antone | Caleb | Clarno | Kinzua | Lost Valley | Richmond | Service Creek | Spoos Mill | Twickenham | Waldron | Waterman | Wetmore | Winlock<br>
  
'''Genealogy Websites:''' [http://sites.onlinemac.com/history/ The Yamhill GenWeb Project], part of [[../../../../index.php?title=ORGenWeb&action=edit|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[../../../../../en/USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project.]]<br>
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'''Genealogy Websites:''' [http://sites.onlinemac.com/history/ The Yamhill GenWeb Project], part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project.]]<br>
  
'''Neighboring Counties:''' Crook | Gilliam | Grant | Jefferson | Morrow | Wasco<br>
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'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Clackamas County, Oregon|Clackamas]] | [[Marion County, Oregon|Marion]] | [[Polk County, Oregon|Polk]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]]<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 06:46, 13 April 2008


Yamhill county was created from the Oregon Territory 5 July 1843. February 1899. Named for a local Native American tribe, the Yamhill, a part of North Kalapuyan family.

The county seat is Mc Minnville, since 1886. Lafayette was a former county seat.

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Yamhill County Court House as of October 2005.

Cities: Fossil | Mitchell | Spray

Unincorporated Communities: Antone | Caleb | Clarno | Kinzua | Lost Valley | Richmond | Service Creek | Spoos Mill | Twickenham | Waldron | Waterman | Wetmore | Winlock

Genealogy Websites: The Yamhill GenWeb Project, part of The ORGenWeb Project, a state project affiliated with The USGenWeb Project.

Neighboring Counties: Clackamas | Marion | Polk | Tillamook | Washington

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