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 Polk ~ Umatilla County Oregon Newspapers, 1894

Polk County

Population 7,858; agriculture and lumbering. Polk County contains about 500 or 600 square miles of territory, and, generally speaking, it is arable country. Two railroads connect Polk county with Portland, and its whole eastern side fronts on the Willamette River. By the river it is connected with the Oregon Pacific railroad at Albany and Corvallis, with outlet on the ocean at Yaquina Bay.

Dallas, Population 1,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Observer Doughty & Hayter Thur. Rep. 1888
Polk County Itemizer W. A. Wash Friday Ind. 1868
Valley Transcript W. K. Linden Wed. Ind.-Rep. 1892

Independence, Population 1,550

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Enterprise Morin& Kertson Thur. Dem. 1893
    Friday Ind. 1883

Perrydale, Population 200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Patriot M. L. Ryan Wed. Rep. 1893

Sherman County

Population 1,792; agriculture. Sherman County is a new county, but is fast settling up.

Moro, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Observer; J. B. Hosford Thur. Ind. 1889

Wasco, Population 100

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News J. W. Armsworthy Thur. Ind. 1891

Tillamook County

Population 2,932; stock-raising. This county is one of the most isolated districts of the State. No established or regular line of travel leads to it, but its gain in population and in the general volume of production has been at least fifteen per cent, since the year 1887. Improved land, 99,011 acres.

Tillamook, Population 750

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Advocate Stoddard & Helvie Wed. Ind.-Dem. 1892
Headlight Tom Coates Thur. Dem. 1888

Umatilla County

Population 13,381. This county is a great wheat and grain producing country, and general agriculture is extensive carried on as well.

Athena, Population

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Press J. W. Smith Friday Ind. 1887
Republican D. A. Hendricks Friday Rep. 1890

Milton, Population 532

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Eagle F. G. Hull Friday Ind. 1887

Pendleton, Population 3,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
East Oregonlan East Or. Pub. Co Daily Dem. 1888
East Oregonlan Weekly Edition Friday Dem. 1875
East Oregonlan Semi-Weekly Tu.-Fr. Dem. 1882
Or. Alliance Herald Parsons & Whitson Thur. Peo. Party 1890
Tribune Tribune Pub. Co. Daily Rep. 1876
Tribune Weekly Edition Thur. Rep. 1876

 Weston, Population 586

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Leader H. F. Brown & Co. Friday Ind. 1876

Oregon Index | Pacific States Newspaper Index

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

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