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Union ~ Yamhill County Oregon Newspapers, 1894

Union County

Population 12,044: agriculture and stock-raising. This county is for the greater part mountainous, but it has numerous valleys, the largest being that of the Grande Ronde, which in summer seems to be one vast grain field thickly dotted with farmhouses. Other valleys in Union county are not less productive.

Elgin, Population 550

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Recorder A. R. Tuttle Friday Ind. 1891

La Grande, Population 2,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Gazette W. J. Snodnjrass Friday Rep. 1877
Union Co. Farmer Farmer Pub. Co. Thur. Populist 1892

Union, Population 1,169

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
East Oregon Republictm E. O. Pub. Co. Thur. Rep. 1888
8cout B. Chancey Thur. Ind. 1884

Wallowa County

Population 3,661; mining and stock-raising. This county occupies the northeast corner of the State, and has fine bodies of agricultural land, but no large undivided area. Gold mining has long been prosecuted, and recent silver and lead discoveries are very promising. There are literally mountains of granite and marble.

Enterprise, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Chieftain E. Duerselen Friday Rep. 1884

Joseph, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Aurora J. A. Burleigh Friday Populist 1892

Wasco County

Population 9,183; stock-raising and lumbering. The county of Wasco covers about 3,590 square miles. The opening of the Columbia River at the Cascade portage will give to Wasco county a great advantage in transportation, and will certainly add to real values.

Hood River, Population 340

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Glacier J. H. Cradlebaugh Sat. Ind 1889

The Dalles, Population 3.015

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Chronicle Chronicle Pub. Co Daily Rep. 1890
Chronicle Weekly Edition Friday Rep. 1890
Times-Mountaineer John Michell Daily Ind.-Rep. 1891
Times-Mountaineer Weekly Edition Sat. Ind.-Rep. 1860

Washington County

Population 11,972; stock-raising and agriculture. The soil of this county produces everything that grows in temperate latitudes including the whole range of field, garden, and orchard products.

Forest Grove, Population 1,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Times J. Wheelock Marsh Thur. Ind. 1888

Hillsboro, Population 1,402

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Independent Hillsboro Pub. Co. Friday Rep. 1872

Yamhill County

Population 10,692; agricultural pursuits. Yamhill county covers about 460,000 acres of territory. At McMinnville there is an excellent Baptist academy and college. Yamhill River (during half the year) and two railroads connect Yamhill with Portland.

Amity, Population 600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Popgun Long & LeMasterg Friday Pea Par. 1892

Dayton, Population 325

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Herald Herald Pub. Co. Friday Ind. 1883

Lafayette, Population 490

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Oregon Ledger Frank S. Harding Friday Dem 1881

McMinnville, Population 2,560

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Reporter F. H. Barnhardt Friday Rep. 1871
Telephone-Register Harding & Heath Thur. Dem 1881

Newberg, Population 765

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Chehalem Val. Times Grave? & Jensen Thur. Ind. 1891
Graphic Woodward & Emery Friday Ind. 1889

Sheridan, Population 250

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Sun H. G. Guild Thur. Ind. 1892

Oregon Index | Pacific States Newspaper Index

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

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