Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Baker County Records Inventory

Tax Lot Cards


Tax lot cards, which contain official descriptions of real property, are used to track land ownership and lot size and also may serve as a deed reference. Records include tax lot number; the location of the land in reference to township, range, and section; and a description and record of changes to the property, acreage, and land owner.

Since 2003 tax lot information has been maintained on a public access computer in the Assessor's Office. Older tax lot cards have been imaged and are also available.

Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Assessor's Office Map Room:
[Official Record of Descriptions of Property-Tax Lot], ca.1945-ca.1993 (10 cu.ft.);
[Parcel Record-Tax Lot], ca.1993-2003 (20 cu.ft.);
[Work Sheet and Assessment Roll-includes tax lot information], ca.1945-ca.1964 (ca.80 binders).

Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Upper Vault:
Baker County Tax Rolls [Tax Ledger Cards-includes tax roll and tax lot card information], 1973-1982 (26 reels of microfilm).


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