Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson 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 Oregon State Archives:
[Census Rolls], 1855-1856 (1 reel of microfilm);
Marks and Brands [Jackson County Census Record-shares volume with marks and brands register], 1853-1854 (1 volume).

Records at the Southern Oregon Historical Society, Research Library:
Census [Census Book-location M30D, box 2], 1856 (1 volume);
Censuses [MS1015], 1855-1857 (3 volume);
Census Rolls, 1855-1856 (1 reel of microfilm);
Jackson County Census [Roll], 1854 (1 reel of microfilm);
Jacksonville Census Roll [photocopy], 1857 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Building, Library:
Jackson Co., Oregon Census [Abstracts], 1854-1857 (1 volume);
Jackson County, Or Census [Abstracts], 1853 (1 volume); 1860 (1 volume); 1870 (1 volume); 1880 (1 volume); 1900 (1 volume); 1910 (1 volume); 1920 (1 volume);
Jackson County, Or Census Index, 1900 (1 volume); 1930 (1 volume).

Records at the Jackson County Library, Medford Branch:
Census of Jackson County, Oregon [Abstracts], 1860 (1 volume); 1870 (1 volume); 1880 (1 volume); 1900 (1 volume); 1910 (1 volume);
Jackson County Oregon 1930 Census Index, 1930 (2 volumes);
Jackson County School District Census [Abstract-Rogue Valley Genealogical Society], 1893 (1 volume).

Records at the University of Oregon, Knight Library, Special Collections:
[Census Roll], 1854, 1859 (3 volumes).

Records at the Oregon Historical Society:
Mss. 1 [Census Roll], 1854-1855, 1858 (3 volumes).


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