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SETTLERS

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Residents of Multnomah County listed on the 1856 Survey

GAZETTEERS

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Multnomah County Place name origins

LAND RECORDS

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Deeds for Multnomah County lands recorded in Washington County, before Multnomah County was created

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Index of Donation Land Claimants in the area of Multnomah County

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Multnomah County Deeds recorded in Washington County

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Multnomah County Homesteads ~ from BLM records

PORTLAND STREETS

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Portland Street Names ~ changes to the names of Portland's streets.

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Additions to the City of Portland ~ from the 1874 City Directory

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Compiled listing of Additions

TRANSPORTATION

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Portland Traction History (offsite link)

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Portland Vintage Trolleys (offsite link)

MAPS

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City of Portland

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1879 Panoramic Map (E. S. Glover)

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1890 Panoramic Map (Clohessy & Strengele)

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1905 City Map from Lewis & Clark Exposition pamphlet

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1911 Street Map of the City of Portland (warning! Large file, may take a while to load)

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Multnomah County

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map #1

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map #2

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map #3

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Offsite Links to maps of Multnomah County, and Oregon:

bulletPortland Maps ~ a fabulous site for finding current info about any address and the building at that address.
bullet Trolley Maps ~ follow the links on this site for some nice transportation maps of Portland.
bullet "Finding an Address in Portland" ~ at Frommers
bullet William Clark's map of "Wapato Valley"
bullet 1876 and 1890 Illustrated maps of Portland.  at this site, click on "Search all Collections" near the bottom of the page, and enter "Portland Oregon" and do a search.
bullet1895 map of the State of Oregon  This is a 1.678 MEG file and will take some time to load
bullet1895 county maps for the state of Oregon
bullet Portland 1897 (Topographic) original scale 1:62,500 U.S. Geological Survey 1897 (910K)
bullet Portland 1917, Automobile Blue Book (264K)
bullet Swan Island maps
bullet Joseph D. Meyer's map of "Portland and Vicinity 19th Century"
bullet Multnomah County GIS maps ~ there are some great maps here
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County relief map

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To see Multnomah in relation to Oregon Counties, see this map(~12K), courtesy of Duane Pierce.

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This page was last updated Friday, 16 March 2007