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Yamhill County, Oregon

Yamhill County Photo

Photo: Joseph Mattey House, ca. 1892. Mattey Lane at Rutherford Road, Lafayette, OR. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. Photographed by user:Aboutmovies (own work), 2009, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed January, 2014.


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Yamhill County Neighborhoods

Yamhill County administrative offices are located at 535 NE Fifth Street, McMinnville, OR 97128; phone: 503-434-7501.

Yamhill County was established in 1843 and named for the indigenous Yamhill Indian population who lived around the Yamhill River. Early white settlers began coming to the area about 1814; these were mostly employees of various fur companies. [arcweb.sos.state.or.us, accessed January, 2014]

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