Yamhill County, Oregon Genealogy

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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 McMinnville, 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: Amity | Carlton | Dayton | Dundee | Lafayette | McMinnville | Newberg | Sheridan | Willamina | Yamhill

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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