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Homestead Kent Creek, near Winston, in Douglas County 1910

My name is Bob Jenkins and I am the Douglas County Coordinator.
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   Douglas County Data

 Brief History:

 Douglas County was created on January 7, 1852, from the portion of Umpqua County which lay east of the Coast Range
 summit. In 1856 the Camas Valley was annexed to Douglas County from Coos County. In 1862, the rest of Umpqua county
 was absorbed into Douglas County, some say due to the loss of population following the end of the early gold boom, while
 others attribute the absorption to politics. Further boundary adjustments were made with Jackson and Lane Counties in 1915.
 The borders of Douglas County are largely defined by the Umpqua River watershed.


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 Coos   Klamath 
 Jackson  Josephine  Curry 

   State Coordinator: Bob Jenkins  
         Assistant State Coordinator:
Martha A. Crosley Graham

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