Jackson County, Oregon Records
Jackson County, Oregon (Map It) was created on January 12, 1852 from the southwestern portion of Lane County and the unorganized area south of Douglas County and Umpqua County. The county was named in honor of Andrew Jackson (1767–1845), the seventh President of the United States..
Jackson County Cities and Towns include Ashland, Butte Falls, Central Point, Eagle Point, Gold Hill, Jacksonville, Medford, Phoenix, Rogue River, Shady Cove, Talent.
A Map of Jackson County, Oregon contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Jackson County, Oregon Courthouse Records
Jackson County, OR Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Jackson county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Jackson County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1855 and Land Records from 1853. The County Clerk has many duties which include vital statistics (births, deaths, marriage) and keeps a permanent public record of real estate transactions.
- Jackson County Circuit Court Clerk has Court Records from 1853 and Probate Records from 1853. The County Circuit Court Clerk has general jurisdiction over all civil and criminal cases, and typically handle cases beyond the jurisdiction of other courts. Circuit Courts also handle divorce, child custody, disputes over title to land, probate matters, juvenile cases, guardianship, adoption, involuntary commitment, and requests for injunctions.
- Jackson County Records Inventory The Oregon Historical County Records Guide includes descriptions and listings for each type of record in the inventory. Each series description includes a title and a description of how the records are used (function); types of records that may be included in each category (physical content); type of information that may be found (informational content)
Jackson County, Oregon Census Records
- Learn More: State of Oregon Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Territory & State Population Schedules: 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895, 1905.
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Jackson County, Oregon Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Oregon Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from 1903 to present
- Marriage Records: from 1911 to present
- Divorce Records: from 1925 to present
- Locations: Oregon Vital Records - Center for Health Statistics, Oregon State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Oregon Vital Records - Center for Health Statistics, 800 NE Oregon Street, Ste 205, Portland, OR 97293; (971) 673-1190
Jackson County, Oregon Resources
- Southern Oregon Historical Society
- Rogue Valley Genealogical Society and Jackson County Genealogy Library
- Oregon Historical County Records Guide
- Jackson County, Oregon Message Boards
- Jackson County, Oregon Genealogy Boards
Jackson County, Oregon External Links
- Oregon Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Oregon (1816 - 1923)
- Jackson County, Oregon Books - Amazon
- United States census of Jackson County, Oregon, 1860
- Jackson Co., Oregon - FindaGrave
- History of southern Oregon : comprising Jackson, Josephine, Douglas, Curry and Coos Counties
- Medford, Oregon, Rogue River Valley
- The Ashland story
- Jackson County, Oregon Links - Cyndi's List
- Jackson Co. ORGenweb
- Jackson County, Oregon Ancestry Database Collections
- Jackson County, Oregon Military Records
- Oregon City Directories