Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wasco 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 Records [List of Persons-Federal Census], 1880 (5 volumes);
Census [State Census of Wasco County], 1875 (1 reel of microfilm).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Basement County Archives:
Census Roll [State], 1875 (1 volume).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Federal Census Transcriptions [Wasco County], 1860, 1870, 1900 (US GenWeb Project).


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