Hood River County, Oregon
Hood River County was founded on June 23, 1908 from Wasco County.
Hood River County does have Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules can be found for 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940. There is free down loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research.
Hood River County Societies and Family History Resources
A list of Hood River County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Hood River County Historical Society & Museum, 300 E Port Marina Drive, Hood River, Oregon 97031; 541.386.6772
- Oregon State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Hood River County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Hood River County, Oregon Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Hood River County, Oregon Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Oregon Historical County Records Guide (arcweb.sos.state.or.us)
Hood River County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Hood River 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 Hood River 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 Hood River County. The dates stated below are considered the first noted records data for this county.
Hood River County Links
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Hood River 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 Hood River County genealogy or family history related sites.