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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lincoln County Records Inventory

Deeds and Indexes

1865-[ongoing]

Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quitclaim 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.

Since 1968 deeds have been recorded in the Book of Records (Clerk and Recorders Official Filings).

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Deed Records [Miscellaneous], 1892-1914 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Clerk's Office Public Research Area:
Deed Volume Records [includes Benton County entries-no volume 2], vol. A-N, 1-293, 1865-1968 (95 reels of microfilm);
Index to Deeds Direct, 1893-1986 (13 volumes);
[Index to Deeds-Direct and Indirect], 1893-1973 (8 reels of microfilm);
Index to Deeds Indirect, 1893-1986 (13 volumes).

Records at the Lincoln County Community Corrections Building, County Archives:
County Deeds, 1909-1971 (1 cu.ft.);
Deed Record [no vol. 2], vol.1-293, 1893-1968 (292 volumes);
Deeds [Record-includes Benton County entries], vol. A-N, 1865-1899 (14 volumes);
Deed Volume Records [includes Benton County entries-no volume 2-security copy], vol. A-N, 1-293, 1893-1968 (95 reels of microfilm);
Direct Deeds [Index], 1893-1907 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Direct [includes Benton County entries],, vol. A, 1865-1893 (1 volume);
[Index to Deeds Direct-security copy], 1893-1973 (4 reels of microfilm);
Index to Deeds Indirect [includes Benton County entries],, vol. A, 1865-1893 (1 volume);
[Index to Deeds Indirect-security copy], 1893-1973 (4 reels of microfilm);
Index to Lincoln County Records [Index to Deeds and Mortgages], 1893-ca.1922 (5 volumes);
Indirect Deeds [Index], 1882-1907 (1 volume).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Service Building, Clerk's Elections Storage Room:
County Deeds, 1971-present (.30 cu.ft.).

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