Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Hood River County Records Inventory

Foreclosure Records


Series documents the activities of the sheriff and other county officials relating to the foreclosure of property in order to satisfy creditors in cases involving delinquent taxes, mortgage payments, or court judgments. Records include correspondence, sheriff's deeds and foreclosure sale records, circuit court case transcripts of foreclosure hearings, writs of execution, certificates of sale of real property, judgment orders, receipts, tax redemption records, delinquent tax sales, and tax sale certificates. Foreclosure records have been inventoried through 1920.

Records are included from Wasco County documenting the governance of the Hood River County area prior to the creation of the county in 1908.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Misc. [Certificate of Sale], 1916-1917 (.10 cu.ft.);
Misc. [Delinquent Tax Lists-Sales], 1917-1927 (.10 cu.ft.);
Misc. [Sheriff's Certificate of Foreclosure], 1914-1916 (.05 cu.ft.);
Record of Delinquent Tax Sales, 1903-1917 (1 volume).

Records at the Hood River County Courthouse, Circuit Court Records Storage Room 102E:
Old Foreclosure Files [includes foreclosure file no. 515], 1914 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., County Archives:
Hood River Irrigation District Certificate of Sale and Redemption [two pages only], vol. 1, 1916 (1 volume);
Tax Receipt [Certificate of Delinquency], 1917-1932 (1 reel of microfilm).


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