Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Coos County Records Inventory

Circuit Court Dockets


Series records brief entries about the proceedings of court cases. Information includes date; plaintiff and defendant names; cause of action such as larceny, assault, divorce, or receivership; attorney names; and final disposition of the case. Circuit court records continue after 1983 under authority of the state and are maintained by the state court administrator. Circuit court records have been inventoried through 1983. For information on more recent court records, contact the trial court administrator. Portions of these records may be restricted.

Circuit court register of action pages for some years are interfiled with corresponding circuit court case files.

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Old Jail Circuit Court Storage:
Circuit Court Docket Register and Fee Book [documents circuit, county, and probate courts], 1933-1950 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Docket, vol. 4-8, 1893-1919 (5 volumes);
Circuit Court Fee Book [and Register-with index], vol. A, 1854-1882 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Register and Fee Book [title varies-with index], vol. 1-8, 1879-1913 (8 volumes);
Criminal Docket [Circuit Court], no. 2700-5300, 1935-1961 (5 volumes);
Criminal Log & Register [Circuit Court-with index], no. 962-2699, 1913-1935 (2 volumes);
County Law Court [Register-includes circuit court actions-with index], vol. II, 1929-1979 (1 volume);
Docket Ledger Coos Court, 1854-1880 (1 volume);
Judge's Docket [Grand Jury Docket], 1882-1892 (1 volume);
Judges Docket to Circuit and County Court, 1878-1914 (1 volume);
Record Divorces Granted [Circuit Court Register], 1941-1942 (1 volume);
[Register of Actions-Circuit Court], no. 16900-33409, 1952-1973 (36 volumes);
Transcript Docket Register, 1977-1979 (1 volume).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Appeals [Register of the Circuit Court-with index], 1975-1995 (1 volume).

Records at the Coos County North Bend Annex, Circuit Court Storage:
Reg of Actions [Circuit Court Register of Actions], 1962-1981 (3.50 cu.ft.).


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