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Oregon CountiesThere are 36 counties in the state of Oregon. The Oregon Constitution does not explicitly provide for county seats.
Tillamook County, Oregon
Tillamook County History, Geography, and Demographics
Etymology - Origin of County Name
The county was named after the Tillamook Indians who occupied the areas around the Tillamook and Nehalem Bays.
County QuickFacts: Census Bureau Quick Facts
Tillamook County, the twelfth county
in Oregon to be organized, was established on December 15, 1853, when the
Territorial Legislature approved an act to create the new county out of an area
previously included in Clatsop, Yamhill and Polk Counties. The county was named
after the Tillamook Indians who occupied the areas around the Tillamook and
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The history of our nation was a prolonged struggle to define the relative roles and powers of our governments: federal, state, and local. And the names given the counties, our most locally based jurisdictions, reflects the "characteristic features of this country!"