Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Hood River County Records Inventory

Census Records


Series documents the population, property, and agricultural production of the county. Records may include census rolls and abstracts, farm schedules, abstract of assessment and census, enumeration of inhabitants and industrial products, and enumeration of inhabitants and military enrollment. Information includes number of males and females per age category; head of household; name, age, and gender of household members; occupation and relationship of household members to head of household; and description and value of real and personal property. Information may also include nationality, physical description, birthplace, health, and religion of household members and agricultural production statistics.

Records at the Hood River County Library:
[Hood River-Wasco County Census Records-abstracts], 1860, 1870, 1880 (1 volume).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Hood River County Genealogical Information [includes information from federal censuses for selected Hood River County families], 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 (Rootsweb);
Hood River Genealogy Database [includes information about over 78,000 individuals gathered from census, marriage, death, and other records], ca.1860-ca.1950 (Rootsweb).

State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310