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Morrow County, Oregon

Morrow County was founded on February 16, 1885 from the western portion of Umatilla County and a small portion of eastern Wasco County.

The Morrow County Seat can be found in Heppner plus the county government website is

Areas adjoining Morrow County happen to be Gilliam CountyWheeler CountyGrant CountyUmatilla CountyBenton County, Washington, Klickitat County, Washington.

Morrow 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.

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

Morrow County Societies and Family History Resources

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

Morrow County Courthouse and Government Records

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

  • Morrow County Clerk
    • Address: 100 Court Street, Heppner, OR 97836
    • Phone: (541) 676-9061
    • Marriage Records: 1885
    • Land Records: 1861
  • Morrow County Circuit Court Clerk
    • Address: PO Box 609, 100 S Court St., Heppner, OR 97836
    • Phone: 541.676.5264
    • Court Records: 1885
    • Probate Records: 1868

Morrow County Links

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

Morrow Co. OR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Morrow Co. OR Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Morrow Co. OR Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Morrow Co. OR Census Records

Morrow Co. OR Cemeteries & Church Records

Morrow Co. OR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Morrow Co. OR General and History Websites

Morrow Co. OR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Morrow Co. OR Military Records

Morrow Co. OR Schools & Directories