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The county is believed named for Josephine Rollins, whose father discovered gold in Josephine Creek, also named for her

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The county is in the Grants Pass metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 79,920. This was an increase of  5.54% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$31,229
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Josephine County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Josephine County was $22,791. This was an increase of 19.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 74% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Grants Pass

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19% of Josephine County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Josephine County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Josephine County include Deer Creek Cemetery, Ferrydale Cemetery, Gotcher Cemetery, Granite Hill Cemetery, Hartley Cemetery, Hawthorne Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Laurel Cemetery, Lower Wolf Creek Cemetery, Masonic Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Josephine County include Cave Junction, Galice, Grants Pass ... View communities

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Colleges in Josephine County include Rogue Community College ... View colleges

School districts in Josephine County include Grants Pass SD 7, Three Rivers/Josephine County SD ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries in Josephine County include Illinois Valley Branch Library, Josephine County Library System, Williams Branch Library, Wolf Creek Branch Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Josephine County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Josephine County political report.

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Hotels in Josephine County include Best Western, Best Western Inn at the Rogue, Comfort Inn, Grants Pass Shilo Inn, Holiday Inn Express Grants Pass, La Quinta Inn and Suites, Motel 6, Riverside Inn, Sunset Inn, Super 8 ... More hotels

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