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Douglas County, Oregon

Douglas County was founded on January 07, 1852 from portions of the now extinct Umpqua County.

The Douglas County Seat can be found in Roseburg plus the county government website is

Areas adjoining Douglas County happen to be Lane CountyKlamath CountyJackson CountyJosephine CountyCurry CountyCoos County.

Douglas County does have Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules can be found for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Douglas Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Douglas Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Douglas Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There is free down loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research.

Douglas County Societies and Family History Resources

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

Douglas County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Douglas 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 Douglas 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 Douglas County. The dates stated below are considered the first noted records data for this county.

  • Douglas County Clerk
    • Address: 1036 SE Douglas Street, Roseburg, OR 97470
    • Phone: (541) 440-4324
    • Marriage Records: 1852
    • Land Records: 1851
  • Douglas County Circuit Court Clerk
    • Address: 1036 SE Douglas St., Roseburg, OR 97470
    • Phone: 541.957.2471
    • Court Records: 1852
    • Probate Records: 1852

Douglas County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Douglas 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 Douglas County genealogy or family history related sites.

Douglas Co. OR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Douglas Co. OR Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Douglas Co. OR Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Douglas Co. OR Census Records

Douglas Co. OR Cemeteries & Church Records

Douglas Co. OR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Douglas Co. OR General and History Websites

Douglas Co. OR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Douglas Co. OR Military Records

Douglas Co. OR Schools & Directories