Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Lincoln County Records Inventory
Circuit Court Dockets
Series records brief entries about the proceedings of court cases. Information includes date; plaintiff and defendant names; cause of action such as larceny, assault, divorce, or receivership; attorney names; and final disposition of the case. Circuit court records continue after 1983 under authority of the state and are maintained by the state court administrator. Circuit court records have been inventoried through 1983. For information on more recent court records, contact the trial court administrator. Portions of these records may be restricted.
Records at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Trial Court Office:
[Microfiche Records Circuit Court-Final Register of Actions-includes probate case entries beginning in 1983], 1978-1988 (2 inches of microfiche).
Records at the Lincoln County Public Service Building, Trial Court Main Storage Cage:
Bench Docket Circuit Court, vol. 1-2, 1893-1913 (2 volumes);
[Circuit Court Register and Docket-with early gaps], no. 39-38906, 1897-1977 (24 cu.ft.);
Fee Book Circuit Court, vol. 1, 1893-1898 (1 volume);
Fee Book Justice Court [actually circuit court-with index], vol. 1, 1893-1904 (1 volume);
Trial Fee Book [Circuit Court-with index], vol. 1, 1893 (1 volume).