Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Crook County Records Inventory

Land Title Registers


Series records the ownership of land within the county. Records may include title registers, land indexes, land registration registers, torrens registry of titles, indexes to registered land, certificates of title, town lot indexes, ownership registers, and plat books. Information includes parties involved, land descriptions, dates, number and nature of titles, subdivisions, title holders, terms, discharge dates, and registrar's signatures. The torrens system of land registration was abolished in 1972 by Oregon law. Additional land ownership records may be found in Deeds and Indexes.

Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Index to Town Lots, 1915 (1 volume); 1916 (1 volume);
Metsker's Atlas of Crook County Oregon [includes land ownership], 1938 (1 volume).

Records at the Crook County Fairgrounds, Bowman Museum Storage Building, Records Storage Room:
Plats [Township-corduroy cover], n.d.-ca.1954 (1 volume);
[Township Acreage Plats-Office of State Forester-color shaded with black cover], n.d. (1 volume);
[Township Plats-includes land ownership-unbound], 1932-1937 (1 volume).

Records at the A.R. Bowman Museum:
Miscellaneous Plat Book [includes land ownership], ca.1931-ca.1942 (1 volume).

Records at the A.R. Bowman Museum, Second Floor Exhibit Room, Under Bed:
[Crook County Abstract Company-Land Ownership Township Book-large scale], n.d. (1 volume).


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