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 Coos ~ Douglas County Oregon Newspapers, 1894

Coos County

Population 8,874; chief production is coal. Seven or eight mines have been worked for years, with no signs of exhaustion. The whole industry of the county centers about the coal and timber business. Farming is carried on along the river bottoms, but it is distinctly secondary as an industry.

Bandon, Population 350

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Recorder D. E. Stitt Friday Ind. 1883

Coquille, Population 1,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Herald McEwen & Dean Tues. Ind. 1882

Marshfield,, Population 1,200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Coast Mail Coast Mail Co Thur. Rep. 1879
Coos Bay News G. A. Bennett Wed. Dem. 1872
Sun   Thur. Dem. 1890

Myrtle Point, Population 450

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
West Oregonian O. F. Phillips Sat. Ind. 1880

Crook County

Population 3,244. Crook county covers an area of about 8,000 square miles. The enormous county is an absolute isolation. General farming has been prosecuted only for local supply, and the county has been given up mainly to the grazing of sheep, cattle and horses. There is, however, much available agricultural land in Crook County.

Prineville, Population 540

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News D. W. Aldridge Sat. Ind. 1881
    Sat. Dem. 1885

Curry County

Population 1,709. Curry County forms the southwest corner of Oregon. The number of acres of improved land is 93,350. The products are too small for enumeration. It is, in fact, but little populated, in 1886 casting about 400 votes. Chetco, pop. 500

Chetco, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Herald H. F. Hughes Friday Rep. 1892

Gold Beach, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Gazette E. M. M. Bogardus Friday Ind.-Dem. 1882

Douglas County

Population 11,864; agriculture and lumber. Douglas County reaches from the ocean to the mountains, an empire in extent of territory and variety of resources. Improved land, 497,317 acres. At Drain, Wilber and Roseburg there are academies of high grade, the Drain school being chartered by the State as a Normal school.

Roseburg, Population 2,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Plaindealer Plaindealer Pub. Co. Thur. Rep. 1860
Review Review Pub. Co. Mo.-Th. Dem. 1874

Riddle, Population 250

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Enterprise Thorp & Couuer Sat. Ind. 1893

Oregon Index | Pacific States Newspaper Index

Source: Pacific States Newspaper Directory, Sixth Edition, Palmer & Rey Type Foundry, San Francisco, 1894

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