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Morrow County US GenWeb Page

Welcome to

Morrow County, Oregon

Genealogy & History


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     Morrow County was formed from a part of Umatilla County on February 16, 1885 and Heppner was chosen as the first county seat.  Morrow County extends from the Columbia river on the north to the Blue Mountains on the south and consists of 2059 square miles.  The elevation varies from 250 feet on the Columbia River to 6000 feet in the Blue Mountains. 

Heppner Masonic Cemetery

In memory of those who lost their lives, and  those who suffered with the loss of homes, livelihood
and loved ones.

Heppner Flood
June 14, 1903
Approximately 247 lives lost that day.

Heppner Flood Page

Heppner Flood Poem

Morrow County Information Pages:


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Small Town Papers website includes the "Heppner Gazette Times" which is searchable at



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Questions, suggestions and advice are welcome! 

Contact your Morrow County USGenWeb Coordinator,  Tami Sneddon   [email protected]

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Last updated: 04/08/08


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