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Crook County, Oregon

Crook County was founded on October 24, 1882 from Wasco County.

The Crook County Seat can be found in Prineville plus the county government website is

Areas adjoining Crook County happen to be Deschutes CountyJefferson CountyWheeler CountyGrant CountyHarney County.

Crook County does have Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules can be found for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Crook Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There is free down loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research.

Crook County Societies and Family History Resources

A list of Crook County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Crook County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Crook County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Oregon courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Oregon residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Crook County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records.

The below specifics indicates whatever death, marriage, birth,, land, probate, and court records are typically in Crook County. The dates stated below are considered the first noted records data for this county.

  • Crook County Clerk
    • Address: 300 NE 3rd St, Prineville, OR 97754
    • Phone: (541) 447-6553
    • Marriage Records: 1882
    • Land Records: 1864
  • Crook County Circuit Court Clerk
    • Address: 300 NE Third Street, Prineville, OR 97754
    • Phone: 541.447.6541
    • Court Records: 1882
    • Probate Records: 1882

Crook County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Crook County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is just a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to suggest your own most popular Crook County genealogy or family history related sites.

Crook Co. OR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Crook Co. OR Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Crook Co. OR Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Crook Co. OR Census Records

Crook Co. OR Cemeteries & Church Records

Crook Co. OR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Crook Co. OR General and History Websites

Crook Co. OR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Crook Co. OR Military Records

Crook Co. OR Schools & Directories