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Klamath County

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Klamath County, Oregon

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Klamath County Oregon

Klamath County was formed in 1882 from the western part of Lake County. The county is named after the Klamath or Clamitte tribe, which has had a presence in the area for 10,000 years. The county seat is Klamath Falls.


Northwest
Lane County
North
Deschutes County
Northeast
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West
Douglas County
Jackson County
West arrow Klamath County East arrow East
Lake County
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Southwest
Siskiyou County,CA
South
Modoc County, CA
Southeast

Cities

Bonanza Chiloquin
Malin Merrill
Klamath Falls (county seat)

Census-designated place

Altamont, Oregon

Unincorporated communities

Ady Algoma Beatty Beaver Marsh Bly Cascade Summit
Chemult Crescent Dairy Fairhaven Falcon Heights Fort Klamath
Gilchrist Hager Hatfield Haynesville Henley Hildebrand
Hot Springs Keno Kirk Klamath Agency Lake of the Woods Langell Valley
Lenz Lorella Malone Midland Modoc Point Odell Lake
Odessa Olene Pelican City Pine Grove Rocky Point Shevlin
Sprague River Stewart Lenox Terminal City Worden Yonna

Klamath County Resources

Legal Documents

Newspapers

Klamath County Plat Maps

Museums

  • Klamath County Museum Klamath County Museum at 1451 Main St. will be closed for an indefinite amount of time for repairs.
  • Baldwin Hotel Museum Opened in 1905, and known to be haunted. Strange sounds, lights, noises, figures and shadows seen from windows have been reported.
  • Fort Klamath Museum Every surviving Modoc Indian who participated in the Modoc war was marched under guard to Fort Klamath.
  • Collier Memorial State Park and Logging Museum Collier Memorial State Park features the Collier Logging Museum, an outdoor museum with a large collection of historic logging equipment. Some items date back to the 1880s and many are quite rare.

Schools

Klamath County Historical Sites

  • Klamath Lake
  • Crater Lake National Park[1] - The lake is 1,949 feet (594 m) deep at its deepest point, which makes it the deepest lake in the United States, the second-deepest in North America and the ninth-deepest in the world.

Sources

  1. NPS.gov

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