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 Gilliam ~ Klamath County Oregon Newspapers, 1894

Gilliam County

Population 3,600; stock-raising and agriculture. Gilliam's northern end fronts on the Columbia river for a distance of about thirty-one miles. The chief town of Gilliam County is Arlington, which is a new town, with wonderful energy manifested in its rapid and continuous growth in the past three years. It is the depot of a large wool business, and no place in Oregon is more prosperous at this time.

Arlington, Population 600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Record James M. Johns Friday Ind. 1892

Condon, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Globe Sloan P. Shutt Friday Ind. 1890

Fossil, Population 100

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Journal Jas. S. Stewart Friday Ind. 1887

Grant County

Population 5,080. Stock-raising and mining are the chief industries of Grant County, and will be for many years to come. The gold district in the northern part is practically inexhaustible, and the stock range is and will always be vast. Of improved laud there is 81,988 acres.

Canyon City, Population 410

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Grant County News D. I. A.sbury Thur. Ind. 1879

John Day, Population 350

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
The Living Issue Alliance Pub. Co. Thur. Alliance  

Long Creek, Population 350

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Eagle Patterson Pub. Co. Friday Ind. 1886

Harney County

Harney is a new county, organized from a portion of Malheur County, and lies in an excellent stock-raising country. No accurate statistics have as yet been compiled. Burns is the county seat.

Burns, Population 641

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
East Oregon Herald W. C. Byrd & Son Wed. Dem. 1887
Harney Valley Item Items Pub. Co. Wed. Rep. 1886

Jackson County

Population 11,455. Jackson is the most populous and wealthy of the southern counties. The country is especially adapted to fruit. Since the extension of the Oregon and California road in 1884, progress has been wonderful. The range of production includes wool, wheat, oats, barley, rye, corn, hay, dairy products, tobacco, hops, fruits, lumber and gold. Mining is an important industry. At Ashland there is a college chartered by the State as a Normal school. Ashland also has a fine water-power, which is practically applied in a woolen mill, flour mill, and sash factory.

Ashlaiul, Population 2,641

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Advertiser W. Y. Crowson Mouth Ind. 1893
Tidings W. H. Leeds Friday Rep. 1876
Valley Record E. J. Kaiser Thur. Dem. 1888

Jacksonville, Population 900

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Democratic Times Charles Nickell Friday Dem. 1871

Medford, Population 1,400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Mail Bliton & York Friday Ind. 1888

Josephine County

Population 4,878. This is largely a new county, and is rich in limestone, timber, gold and silver. It has shared to a considerable extent the prosperity brought to Southern Oregon within the past three years, and has made rapid increase. Improved land, 76,819 acres.

Grant's Pass, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Courier J. Nunan Thur. Ind. 1875
Oregon Observer F. W. Chausse & Co Sat. Hep. 1892

Klamath County

Population 2,444; stock-raising and agriculture. This is one of the big counties of the State, covering in the neighborhood of 5,400 square miles of territory. The general elevation of Klamath County is between 2,000 and 3,000 feet. The amount or improved land in this county is 341,437 acres.

Klamath Falls, Population 700

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Express David B. Worthington Thur. Dem. 1892
Klamath Co. Star Bowdoin & Connolly Friday Ind. 1884

Oregon Index | Pacific States Newspaper Index

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

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