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Revision as of 19:09, 17 June 2013

United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Oregon, United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Washington County

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



Washington County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Washington 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 September 3, 1849
County Seat Hillsboro
Courthouse
Address Washington County Courthouse
155 N 1st Avenue Ste 130
Hillsboro, OR 97124-3072
Phone: 503.864.8741
Washington County Website



County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Record Section, Assessment & Taxation has marriage,
land and military records from 1850.
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records
from 1896, probate records from 1871 and
naturalization records from 1906. [1]


  • Records Held at the Courthouse

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

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts[edit | edit source]

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Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Washington County, Oregon


3 September 1849: Washington county was renamed from Twality County. Named for George Washington, the first president of the United States. [2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

16 January 1854: Columbia County set off.

22 December 1854: Multnomah County set off.

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Cities[edit | edit source]
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Banks | Beaverton | Cornelius | Durham | Forest Grove | Gaston | Hillsboro | King City | Lake Oswego | North Plains | Portland | Rivergrove | Sherwood | Tigard | Tualatin | Wilsonville

Communities[edit | edit source]
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Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Clackamas | Clatsop | Columbia | Multnomah | Tillamook | Yamhill

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]

Archives and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries (Rural)[edit | edit source]

For cemeteries very nar or within the cities or communities, please see these places.

Census[edit | edit source]

  • 1845 Territorial Transcription and Index (under name of Tuality, Twalatain and Twality County)
  • 1849 Territorial Transcription and Index (under name of Twality County)
  • 1850 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1853 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1856 Territorial Transcription and Index

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

School Records[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has copies of some records such as:

Washington County coroner's inquest records 1854-1889

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Washington County Oregon Genealogy References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Oregon page 574, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHLC Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)

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