Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clatsop County Records Inventory

Census Records


Series documents the population, property, and agricultural production of the county. Records may include census rolls and abstracts, farm schedules, abstract of assessment and census, enumeration of inhabitants and industrial products, and enumeration of inhabitants and military enrollment. Information includes number of males and females per age category; head of household; name, age, and gender of household members; occupation and relationship of household members to head of household; and description and value of real and personal property. Information may also include nationality, physical description, birthplace, health, and religion of household members and agricultural production statistics.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
[Census Roll-in black cover], 1854, 1856-1858, 1860 (1 volume);
Census Roll, 1865 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Courthouse, Main Floor Vault:
Census [Maps-Clatsop County], ca.1995 (ca.40 maps).

Records at Related Web Sites:
Federal Census Transcription [Clatsop County], 1850 (US GenWeb Project);
Federal Census Transcription [Clatsop County], 1860 (US GenWeb Project);
Oregon Territorial Census, Clatsop County Alphabetical [Abstract], 1849 (US GenWeb Project);
Oregon Territorial Census, Clatsop County by Page [Abstract], 1849 (US GenWeb Project).


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