Deschutes County, Oregon Genealogy

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Guide to Deschutes County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.



Deschutes County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Deschutes County
Location in the state of Oregon, United States Genealogy
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 13, 1916
County Seat Bend
Courthouse
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Address Deschutes County Courthouse
1340 N W Wall Street
Bend, Or 97701
Phone: 541-388-6549
Deschutes County Website



County Courthouse
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County Clerk has marriage, burial, divorce, land,
probate, military discharge records from 1853
and Naturalization records from 1916.[1]

Deschutes County Government

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Deschutes County Court House as of September/October 2007.

Deschutes County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).

  • Record Loss:

Historical Facts[edit | edit source]

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Wikipedia
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Named for Deschutes River. French name was Riviere des Chutes or Riviere aux Chutes, meaning River of the Falls. The waterfall it referred to was Celilo Falls near where the river exits into Columbia River.

Parent County[edit | edit source]

13 December 1916: Created from Crook County. [2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Cities[edit | edit source]

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Bend | La Pine | Redmond | Sisters

Communities[edit | edit source]

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Black Butte Ranch | Brothers | SunriverTerrebonne | Three Rivers

Defunct Post Offices[edit | edit source]

Alfalfa |

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Crook | Harney | Jefferson | Klamath | Lake | Lane | Linn

Trivia Tidbits[edit | edit source]

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

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military History and Records[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Oregon Online Historical Newspapers - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Rivers and Waterways[edit | edit source]

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

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Deschutes County Oregon Genealogy References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Deshutes County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].