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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Grant County Records Inventory

Land Title Registers

1876-1970

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 the Deeds and Indexes.

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Land Registration Docket, vol. 1, 1905-1918 (1 volume);
Land Registration Index of Registered Owners, ca.1908-ca.1941 (1 volume);
Present Owners Lots [Record], ca.1877-ca.1933 (1 volume);
Register of Titles, vol. 1, 1905-1963 (1 volume);
Tract Index Lands/Lots, n.d.-ca.1925 (1 volume).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Land Title [Registration Case Files], ca.1914-ca.1970 (1.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Assessor's Office, Side Room:
Land Present Owner [Record], vol. 1-2, ca.1876-ca.1957 (2 volumes).

Records at the Grant County Web Site:
Grant County Land Development Code [includes zoning, subdivision, and partition information], ca.2002-present (Internet).

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