Historical and
                    Genealogical Societies

3355 Virginia Avenue,
North Bend, OR   97459
Hours:      Tues - Thurs     10am - 9pm
                Fri                    10am - 6pm
                Sat                    noon - 4pm
CLOSED SOME HOLIDAYS.   Call ahead to confirm hours during holiday times and to reserve computer time.

      Library has an extensive collection of Coos County and Oregon records of genealogical value, including:
Historical and biographical works
Federal census records 1850 - 1920
Oregon Death records index
Marriage records, microfilm and books
Land records
Probate records
Cemetery records
Obituary records
Some birth/divorce records
Some mortuary records and obstetrical records.

Library is staffed totally by volunteers.  All have received extensive training in Family History research and are able to assist your research in Coos County, Oregon and other areas of the world.  Several of the patron librarians are certified, accredited and/or professional researchers.

1220 Sherman Avenue, [Simpson Park]
North Bend, OR  97459
Hours:  Tues - Sat  10am - 4pm   June thru Sept

     Library has many histories, biographical works, Bibles, ships logs, day books & ledgers, diaries, early tax lists, some early newspapers and special issues, large collection of early photographs [partially catalogued], and the Coos County Ancestral File is housed here.  Essential to call ahead and make an appointment!   If you don't, you may be unable to access any of the records that you desire to look at.  Also, the "research" facilities are not spacious, limited area to sit, no tables and limited area to plug in laptop computers.  Additionally, the staff is in the process of cataloging their entire collection of materials, and at this time they are unable to identify all the items they have available.

Corner of Filmore and Highway 101, in the old city hall.
Bandon, OR  97411
Hours:    Tues - Sat    1pm - 4pm

     Society has a large collection of photographs, data on Native Americans, Bibles, store records and data on the Bandon Fire.

Most of the information presented herein was compiled by:
Merrill Hill Mosher
9855 Cape Arago Hwy
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Certified Genealogist

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