Welcome to Josephine County!
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Website updated with new data October 18, 2015
Josephine County, named for
Virginia “Josephine” Rollins, the first white woman
to make this county her home, was established in
1856 out of the western portion of Jackson County.
The county seat was originally located in Sailor
Diggings (later Waldo), but in July of 1857 was
relocated to Kerbyville, situated on the main route
between the port of Crescent City, California and
the gold fields.
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