Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Columbia County Records Inventory

County Court Case Files


Series documents the actions of the county court in civil and some criminal cases. Records include complaints, judgments, decrees, summonses, warrants, affidavits, writs, and an index. County court cases include spousal support, employment compensation, satisfaction of judgments, and divorce. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; case type; and filing dates of actions and decrees.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
County Court Case Files [process samples, orders, affidavits, and petitions] 1880-1892 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Columbia County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
[Index to County Court Judgment Rolls], ca. 1881-1882 (1 volume).

Records at the Columbia County Courthouse Annex, Trial Court Old Jail Storage Room 1:
Judgment Roll for the County Court, 1867-1900 (.40 cu.ft.).


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