Wheeler County Oregon Genealogy

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                              County, Oregon

Wheeler County was formed by the Oregon Legislature February 17, 1899 from parts of Grant, Gilliam and Crook counties and was named for Henry H. Wheeler, who operated the first mail stage line from The Dalles to Canyon City. The new county consisted of 1,656 square miles with an estimated 46 townships, a population of 1,600 and taxable property worth one million dollars.

Surrounding Counties

Crook     Gilliam     Grant     Jefferson     Morrow     Sherman     Wasco

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