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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lake County Records Inventory

Land Title Registers

1883-1924

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 Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement North Storage Room:
Index [Land Registration-includes assessment plat and registration information], 1912 (1 volume);
[Land Registration Book-by township and range], ca.1884-ca.1913 (1 volume);
Township Plat Book, n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Assessor's Basement Storage Room:
Record of Townships and Plats, vol. 3, n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Basement Storage Room:
[Plat Map Register], n.d. (1 volume);
Record of Townships and Plats, vol. 1-2, n.d. (2 volumes).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, District Attorney's Basement Storage Room:
[Land Registration Book-by township and range], ca.1883-ca.1913 (3 volumes).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Circuit Court Basement West Storage Room:
Torrens Act Case of State of Oregon vs. Lake County Land and Livestock Company [with index], vol. 1-2, 1924 (2 volumes).

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