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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clatsop County Records Inventory

Deeds and Indexes

1849-1988

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, Main Floor 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 [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, 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).
[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, 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:
County Deeds, ca.1931-n.d. (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Deeds and Mortgages-trifolded-in purple tub], ca.1854-ca.1938 (1 cu.ft.);
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.);
Warranty Deeds [Miscellaneous-includes related records], ca.1931-ca.1946 (.25 cu.ft.).

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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