Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Columbia County Records Inventory

County Officials Reports


Series reports the activities of county officials to the county court or board of county commissioners. Series may include reports by the treasurer, surveyor, clerk, roadmaster, assessor, sheriff, school superintendent, and county nurse or doctor. Reports summarize the activities of county officials and their staff as they perform their official duties.

Records at the Columbia County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Financial Statements [Semi-Annual Sheriff and Treasurer Statements and Reports], 1893-1912 (1 volume); vol. 2, 1912-1949 (1 volume);
Report of County Herd Inspector, 1930-1950 (1 cu.ft.);
Statement of Financial Affairs of County [Treasurer Semi-annual Reports], vol. A, 1887-1893 (1 volume).

Records at the Columbia County Courthouse, Basement Vault, Closet Oak Cabinet:
[Expert Reports-includes interfiled trifolded clerk, sheriff, and treasurer reports], 1905-1913 (ca..40 cu.ft.);
Semi-Annual Reports, Etc. [County Officials-trifolded], ca.1884-ca.1897 (ca..60 cu.ft.).

Records at the Columbia County Courthouse Annex, Vault:
Annual Reports/Monthly Reports [Clerk, Sheriff, Treasurer, Justice of the Peace], vol. 1-7, 1962-1986 (7 volumes);
Semi-Annual Reports of County Officials, 1934-1989 (.50 cu.ft.).


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