Wheeler County Oregon
Wheeler County administrative offices are located at 701 Adams Street, Fossil, OR 97830; phone: 541-763-2400.
Wheeler County was established in 1899 at which time Fossil was designated as the temporary county seat. The seat was made permanent when Fossil came out on top of a vote held the following year. The county is named for Henry Wheeler who operated the first stagecoach and mail line through the county.