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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Hood River County Records Inventory

Deeds and Indexes

1861-[ongoing]

Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quit claim deeds, homestead exemption claims, corporate certificates, agreements, correction deeds, special assessments of unzoned farmland, easements, and indirect and direct deed indexes. Information includes grantor and grantee name; recording and filing dates; property descriptions; title warranties; consideration amounts; witness and recorder names; and volume and page numbers of where recorded.

Records are included from Wasco County documenting the governance of the Hood River County area prior to the creation of the county in 1908. Since 1965 deeds have been recorded in the Recorded Documents (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., Records and Assessment Dept. Office:
[Deed Records], vol. A-N, 1-84, 1861-1965 (36 reels of microfilm);
[Deeds and Easements-County], ca.1910-present (.35 cu.ft.);
[Direct Index Indirect Index-Deeds], vol. 1-3, 1861-1979 (4 reels of microfilm);
Index to Deeds Direct [one volume is unnumbered], vol. 1-4, 1861-1987 (5 volumes);
Index to Deeds Indirect [one volume is unnumbered], vol. 1-4, 1861-1987 (5 volumes).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., County Archives:
County Contracts and Deeds, 1946-1963 (1 volume);
County Deeds and Easements, 1937-1989 (1 cu.ft.);
[Deed Books], vol. 35-84, 1947-1965 (26 reels of microfilm);
Deed Records [16 millimeter film], vol. A-N, 1-10, 1861-1916 (25 reels of microfilm); [35 millimeter film], vol. A-N, 1-77, 1861-1964 (34 reels of microfilm);
Deed Record [title varies], vol. A-N, 1-84, 1861-1965 (98 volumes);
Diazo Film [Direct Index to Deeds], 1877-ca.1978 (2 reels of microfilm);
Diazo Film [Indirect Index to Deeds], 1877-ca.1978 (2 reels of microfilm);
Historical [Deeds to County], 1911-1943 (.15 cu.ft.);
Microfilm Deed & Court [Deed Record], vol. 11-34, 1916-1947 (24 reels of microfilm).

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