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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clatsop County Records Inventory

Deeds and Indexes

1849-2000

Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quit claim deeds, homestead exemption claims, corporate certificates, agreements, correction deeds, special assessments of unzoned farmland, easements, and indirect and direct deed indexes. Information includes grantor and grantee name; recording and filing dates; property descriptions; title warranties; consideration amounts; witness and recorder names; and volume and page numbers of where recorded.

Since 1967 deeds have been recorded in the clerk's Book of Records (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Deed Index [Direct-F-Z], 1850-1870 (.10 cu.ft.);
Deeds [Quit Claim], 1849-1864 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Courthouse, Upper Main Vault:
Clatsop County Deeds, 1926-1988 (1.20 cu.ft.);
Deed Book [photocopy], vol. B-C, 1852-1873 (2 volumes);
Deed Record, vol. C, 1865-1873 (1 volume); vol. E-H, 1873-1883 (4 volumes); vol. 9-294, 1883-1967 (286 volumes);
Deeds and Chattel Mortgages [includes real mortgages and related records], ca.1876-ca.1924 (.35 cu.ft.);
Deeds [includes land claim entries-with index], vol. D, 1849-1882 (1 volume);
Deeds [Miscellaneous-includes road right of way documents]. 1898-ca.1961 (.60 cu.ft.);
Deeds [Record], vol. B, 1852-1865 (1 volume);
Direct Deeds [Index], 1913-1927 (2 volumes);
General Index Direct Deeds [also indexes land patents and town plats-indexes clerk's book of records beginning in 1967-title varies], 1852-1983 (18 volumes);
General Index Indirect Deeds [also indexes land patents and town plats-indexes clerk's book of records beginning in 1967-title varies], 1852-1983 (18 volumes);
Indirect Deeds [Index], 1913-1927 (2 volumes).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 820, Assessment and Taxation Dept. Office, Central Files Area:
Book [Deed-transcribed copies made by title company], vol. 116-294, ca.1930-1967 (177 volumes);
[Deeds-includes related records photocopied from the clerk's book of records], vol. 579-1041, 1982-2000 (ca.225 volumes);
[Deeds-includes related records photocopied from the clerk's book of records by title company], vol. 295-342, 1967-1971 (48 volumes).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 820, Clerk, Records & Elections Division Office, Public Microfilm Cabinet:
[Deed of Records], vol. 10-294, 1884-1967 (184 reels of microfilm);
[General Index Direct Deed-also indexes land patents and town plats-indexes clerk's book of records beginning in 1967], 1852-1983 (19 reels of microfilm);
[General Index Indirect Deed-also indexes land patents and town plats-indexes clerk's book of records beginning in 1967], 1852-1983 (19 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 820, Clerk, Records & Elections Division Office, Microfilm Cabinet:
Deed Records, vol. A-H, 1852-1883 (8 reels of microfilm); vol. 10-294, 1884-1967 (184 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 820, Assessment and Taxation Dept. Office, Cartography Area:
Deed Books [includes related records photocopied from the clerk's book of records], vol. 343-493, 1971-1979 (17 feet of aperture cards).

Records at the Clatsop County Judge Guy Boyington Building, Records Storage Room:
Miscellaneous Recorded Historical Documents [includes deeds, road records, tuberculosis hospital applications, and unemployment relief records-no. 002.05.02], ca.1871-ca.1940 (1 cu.ft.);
Sub. and Sub. Lands Applications [Subdivision-includes quit claim deeds], no. 1-192, 1971-1972 (3 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Judge Guy Boyington Building, Vault #1:
County Deeds, ca.1931-n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Clatsop County Roads Division Office, Vault:
Recorded Documents, Deeds, Orders, and Easements [Road Related-includes petitions], ca.1890-ca.1960 (3 cu.ft.).

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