Umatilla County, Oregon History and Genealogy


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Umatilla County was created on September 27, 1862, out of a portion of Wasco County. Umatilla is an Indian term meaning "rippling water" or "water rippling over sand" and has provided the name both for the county and its major river. Adjustments were made to the county's boundaries following the creation of Grant, Morrow, Union, and Wallowa Counties. The county contains 3,231 square miles and is bounded by the Columbia River on the north, Morrow County on the west, Grant County on the south, and Union and Wallowa Counties on the east. Oregon Historical County Records Guide  For more on Umatilla please read our Early History of Umatilla County

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Morrow County, Oregon
USGenWeb and AHGP Union County, Oregon
USGenWeb Walla Walla County, Washington or AHGP Walla Walla County, Washington
USGenWeb and AHGP Wallowa County, Oregon

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