Societies

 ORGenWeb Project

Oregon Genealogical and Historical Societies with Websites

If you know of other sites not listed, changes of street or e-mail addresses, please let me know. E-mail Jan Bony, jbony@ochoco.com
Last updated 20 January 2015
Bandon Historical Society Museum - http://www.bandonhistoricalmuseum.org/ NEW 2/1/2016
Bend Genealogical Society (Deschutes County) - www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/bend-gs
Benton County Genealogy Society - www.rootsweb.com/~orbentgs/
Boston Mill Society (Linn County) - www.bostonmill.org
Clackamas County Family History Society - ccfhs.1extreme.net
Clatsop County Genealogical Society - www.clatsopcountygensoc.com/index.html
Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society - community.gorge.net/genealogy/index.html
Cottage Grove (Lane County) Genealogical Society - www.cggenealogy.org/
Crook County Historical Society - bowmanmuseum.org/
Jacknife-Zion-Horseheaven Historical Society - www.philipfosterfarm.com/
Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society - www.frwhs.org
Frazier Farmstead Museum - Milton-Freewater Area Historical Society - www.frazierfarmsteadmuseum.org/
Genealogical Council of Oregon - rootsweb.com/~orgco2/
Genealogical Forum of Oregon - www.gfo.org/
Genealogical Society of Douglas County - www.rootsweb.com/~orgsdc/
Gilliam Co. Historical Society gilliamcountyhistory.org/  541-384-4233.
Grants Pass Genealogical Society - www.gpgenealogy.org/
Gresham Historical Society - www.gdda.org/ghs.htm
Jacknife-Zion-Horseheaven Historical Society, P O Box 1040, Estacada OR  97023
www.philipfosterfarm.com, JZHHistSoc@cascadeaccess.com, 503-637-6324
This is the Estacada area historical society as well as the owner and operator of the Philip Foster Farm National Historic
Site.  Physical address:  29912 SE Hwy 211, Eagle Creek OR  97022
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Oregon - www.rootsweb.com/~orjgs/
Josephine County Historical Society - www.jocohistorical.org/ UPDATED
Juniper Branch of Family Finders (Jefferson County) - www.jbff.org
Klamath Basin Genealogical Society - www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orkbgs
Lebanon (Linn County) Genealogical Society - www.usgennet.org/usa/or/town/lebanon/
Linn County Historical Society - www.linnparks.com/parks/museums/historymuseum.html Updated 12/20/2010
Linn Genealogical Society - http://www.lgsoregon.org/   updated 12/20/2010
Marion County Historical Society - www.open.org/mchs/
Oregon Genealogical Society - oregongenealogicalsociety.org/  They have a facebook page at  www.facebook.com/OregonGenSoc?fref=ts
Oregon Historical Society - www.ohs.org/
Polk County Historical Society - www.open.org/~pchs/
Rogue Valley Genealogy Society - www.rvgsociety.org/ - News and membership information
Rogue Valley Genealogy Library - www.rvgslibrary.org/ - contains indexes and extracted records
for both Jackson & Josephine Counties
St. Paul Mission Historical Society - www.rootsweb.com/~orspmhs/stpaulindex.html
Sherman County Historical Museum - www.shermanmuseum.org/
Southern Oregon Historical Society - www.SOHS.org/
Sweet Home Genealogical Society - shgenealogy.com/
Troutdale Historical Society - www.troutdalehistory.org/
Umatilla County Historical Society - heritagestationmuseum.org/
Genealogical Society of Washington County Oregon - www.gswco.org
Yamhill County Genealogical Society - yamhillcountygenealogicalsociety.org/
Yamhill County Historical Society - yamhillcountyhistory.org/
Yaquina Genealogical Society - www.rootsweb.com/~orygs/
Wasco County Historical Society - www.historicthedalles.org/wasco_historical_society.htm
Willamette Valley Genealogical Society - www.wvgsor.org/ A note at the old web site 28 Jan 2015: The partnership between the Willamette Valley Genealogical Society and Oregon State Library has ended. The Society is in the process of moving their collection from the State Library to another location. As their materials will not be available for serveral months, they are not able to take requests for genealogical research at this time. When more information is available , they will update their web site.
Genealogy LookUp Forum: Web Site of Genealogy Volunteers www.rootsweb.com/~genealogylookup/index.html

Genealogical Societies in Oregon without web sites:
ALSI Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc., P. O. Box 822, Waldport, Oregon 97394
Baker County Genealogy Club, % Baker County Public Library, 2400 Resort Street, Baker City, Oregon 97814
Bend Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 8254, Bend, Oregon 97708
Benton County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 1646, Philomath, Oregon 97370
Blue Mountain Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 1801, Pendleton, Oregon 97801
Clackamas County Family History Society, P. O. Box 995, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City, Oregon 97045
Clatsop County Genealogical Society, % Astoria Public Library, 450 10th Street, Astoria, Oregon 97103
Clatsop County Historical Society, 1618 Exchange Street, Astoria, Oregon 97103
Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society, % The Dallas Public Library, 722 Court Street, The Dalles, Oregon 97058
Cottage Grove Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 388, Cottage Grove, Oregon 97424
Crook County Genealogical Society, 246 North Main Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754
Deschutes County Historical & Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 5252, Bend, Oregon 97708
Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society, established: 1987 - Fairview, Oregon. P.O. Box 946, Fairview, OR 97024, 503-261-8078. E-mail: frwinfo@frwhs.org
Frazier Farmstead Museum, Milton-Freewater Area Historical Society, 1403 Chestnut St., Milton-Freewater, OR, 97862, 541-938-4636 or 541-938-3480, museum@bmi.net
Genealogical Council of Oregon, Inc., P.O. Box 2639, Salem, OR 97308-2639
Genealogical Forum of Oregon, Inc., 2505 SE 11th Avenue, Suite B-18, Portland, Oregon 97202  - Phone: (503) 963-1932, FAX number: (503) 963-1932 ,  Email: info@gfo.org
Genealogical Society of Douglas County, Douglas County Courthouse, Room 111, 1036 S.E. Douglas Avenue, Roseburg OR 97470, (541) 440-6178. Doris Curry, GSDC Librarian [updated 1/8/2002]
Gilliam Co. Historical Society gilliamcountyhistory.org/  541-384-4233.
Grant County Genealogical Society, 281 W. Main St. John Day, OR 97845  email: gcgsociety94@yahoo.com
Grants Pass Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 214, Grants Pass, OR 97528
Harney County Genealogy Society, % 426 East Jefferson, Burns, Oregon 97720

Illinois Valley Historical Society, (est. 1992)  P.O. Box 1266, Cave Junction, OR 97523-1266.   phone 541-592-4478.
Irish Interest Group - contact through Genealogical Forum of Oregon above
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Oregon, Lorraine Greyson, 5437 Southwest Wichita Street, Tualatin, Oregon 97062
Juniper Branch of the Family Finders, 21 SE "D" Street, Madras, Oregon 97741 jbff@inbox.com NEW EMAIL
Klamath Basin Genealogical Society, 126 South 3rd Street, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601
Lake County Historical Society, 35 South G Street, Lakeview, Oregon 97630
LaPine Genealogy Society, P. O. Box 1081, LaPine, Oregon 97739
Lebanon Genealogical Society, % Lebanon Public Library, 626 2nd Street, Lebanon, Oregon 97355
Linn Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 1222, Albany, Oregon 97321
Madras Genealogical Society, % Pauline Chain, 671 Southwest Fairgrounds, Madras, Oregon 97741
Milton-Freewater Genealogical Club, % Carmen Buff, 127 Southeast 6th Street, Milton-Freewater, Oregon 97862 - disbanded
Mt. Hood Genealogical Forum, 950 South End Road, Oregon City, Oregon 97045 - no longer in existence.
Oregon Adoptive Rights Association, P. O. Box 882, Portland, Oregon 97207
Oregon Genealogical Society, 955 Oak Alley Eugene, OR 97401or P. O. Box 10306, Eugene, Oregon 97440-2306, 541-345-0399
Oregon Mennonite Historical and Genealogical Society, Margaret Shetler, 5326 Briar Knob Loop NE, Scotts Mills, OR 97375, (503) 873-6406
Oregon Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Leroy L. Finch, President, 5190 SW Chestnut Avenue, Beaverton, Oregon 97005
Pocahontas Trails Genealogical Society, Oregon Regional Chapter, 406 Casa De Loma, Sutherlin, OR 97479
Polk County Genealogical Society, Post Office Box 67  Monmouth, Oregon 97361
Port Orford Genealogical Society, % Port Orford Public Library, 555 West 20th Street, Port Orford, Oregon 97465
Rogue Valley Genealogical Society, Inc., 95 Houston Rd., P.O. Box 1468, Phoenix, OR 97535-1468. Phone 541-512-2340.
St. Paul Mission Historical Society, 4225 Mission Ave. NE, PO Box 158, St. Paul, OR 97137-0158
Scandinavian Genealogical Society, Membership inquiries should be directed to our membership secretary, Jeanette Hillend.  Her address is: 6510 Montana Lane,  Vancouver WA  98661  Newsletters should be sent to our librarian; her address is:  8143 Olney Street SE  Salem OR  97301
Siuslaw Genealogical Society, % Siuslaw Public Library, P. O. Box 1540, Florence, Oregon 97439
Sweet Home Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 279 Sweet Home, Oregon 97386, St. Address 1223 Kalmia Street and phone is 541 367 5812,
Tillamook County Historical Society Genealogy Study Group, P. O. Box 123, Tillamook, Oregon 97141
Troutdale Historical Society, 104 SE Kibling St., Troutdale, OR 97060
Umatilla County Historical Society, P. O. Box 253, Pendleton, Oregon 97801
Union County Historical Society, P.O. Box 3361, La Grande, OR 97850, unioncohs.org
Willamette Valley Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 2083, Salem, Oregon 97308 ~ www.wvgsor.org/
Woodburn Genealogical Club, 410 North Pacific Highway, PO Box 236, Woodburn, Oregon 97071 (503)981 -8682 
Yamhill County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 568, McMinnville, Oregon 97128
Yamhill County Historical Society, P. O. Box 484, Lafayette, Oregon 97127
Yaquina Genealogical Society, % Toledo Public Library, 173 Northwest Seventh Street, Toledo, Oregon 97391
Last updated: 1 Feb 2016