Oregon Historical County Records Guide


The Wheeler County Courthouse in Fossil. Many county officials in Oregon are fortunate to work in beautiful, historic courthouses, which are often architectural centerpieces of the local community. (Photo No. wheDA0136)

Glossary of terms
Browse many of the key concepts and terms related to researching historical county records

Contact information
Addresses, phone numbers, and Web links to county clerks and trial courts as well as other major repositories

Additional resources
Useful books and Web sites for researching Oregon historical county records

Acknowledgements of individuals who have worked on the Oregon Historical County Records Guide since it began in 1993


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