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Crook County, Oregon

 


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Library of Congress Prints and Photographs
                        Division. Digital ID cwpbh.04032

"Crook County was formed from Wasco County in 1882, and named for Maj. Gen. George Crook, U.S. Army. Geographically,  the county is in the center of Oregon. It is unique in that it has only one incorporated population center, the city of Prineville, founded in 1868. Prineville’s colorful past was the scene of Indian raids, range wars between sheepmen and cattlemen and vigilante justice. Other communities in this sparsely settled region are Powell Butte, Post and Paulina."
Oregon Blue Book


County Information
County Seat: Prineville
Year Organized: 1882
Square Miles: 2,987

map

Was named after Maj. George Crook, a U.S. Army officer.

 

 
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Biographies

Births

A pond
                                and windmill at the Brasada Ranch
                                Resort. (Photo No. croDB1098)
Photo courtesy of Gary Halvorson Oregon State Archives

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Census

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Military

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