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Jackson County, Oregon

Jackson County was founded on January 12, 1852 from the southwestern portion of Lane County and the unorganized area south of Douglas County and Umpqua County.

The Jackson County Seat can be found in Medford plus the county government website is

Areas adjoining Jackson County happen to be Josephine CountyKlamath CountyDouglas CountySiskiyou County, California.

Jackson 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.

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

Jackson County Societies and Family History Resources

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

Jackson County Courthouse and Government Records

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

  • Jackson County Clerk
    • Address: 10 S. Oakdalem, Medford, OR 97501
    • Phone: (541) 774-6122
    • Marriage Records: 1855
    • Land Records: 1853
  • Jackson County Circuit Court Clerk
    • Address: 100 South Oakdale, Medford, OR 97501-3127
    • Phone: 541.776.7171
    • Court Records: 1853
    • Probate Records: 1853

Jackson County Links

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

Jackson Co. OR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Jackson Co. OR Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Jackson Co. OR Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Jackson Co. OR Census Records

Jackson Co. OR Cemeteries & Church Records

Jackson Co. OR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Jackson Co. OR General and History Websites

Jackson Co. OR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Jackson Co. OR Military Records

Jackson Co. OR Schools & Directories