Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lane 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 Lane County Public Service Building, Deeds and Records Research Library:
Registered Title [Deeds], no. 1-69238, 1905-1972 (104 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Lane County Archive and Records Center:
Application to Withdraw Certificates of Title, vol. 21, 1943-1945 (1 volume);
Application to Withdraw [Certificates of Title], vol. 25, 1945-1949 (1 volume); vol. 28, 1949-1951 (1 volume);
Certificate of Title Register, vol. 1-20, 22-24, 26-27, 29, 1903-1971 (26 volumes);
Index Land Registration Docket, 1903-1943 (1 volume);
Index to Present Owners & Plats, n.d. (2 volumes);
Land Index, 1903-1927 (1 volume);
Land Registration Docket, vol. 1, 1903-1943 (1 volume);
Metes and Bounds [Present Owners Register], vol. 1-7, ca.1908-ca.1941 (8 volumes);
[Present Owners-Acreage and Lots], ca.1913-1940 (65 volumes);
Present Owners [Record], vol. 1-9, n.d. (14 volumes);
Reception Record Land Titles [Torrens], vol. 1-6, 1905-1972 (6 volumes);
Registration of Land Title, no. 1-199, 1903-1912 (3 cu.ft.);
Tract Index Lands, vol. 1-8, n.d. (8 volumes);
Tract Index Lots, vol. 1-4, n.d. (4 volumes).


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