Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lincoln County Records Inventory

Tax Lot Cards


Tax lot cards, which contain official descriptions of real property, are used to track land ownership and lot size and also may serve as a deed reference. Records include tax lot number; the location of the land in reference to township, range, and section; and a description and record of changes to the property, acreage, and land owner.

Records at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Assessor's Mapping Office:
[Tax Lot Cards], 1957-present (42 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Community Justice Building, County Archives:
Assessor's Field Book [includes tax lot information], 1956-1961 (37 volumes);
Assessor's Field Book [includes tax lot information-title varies], 1910-1942 (103 volumes);
Tracts in Town Lots [Official Record of Descriptions of Real Properties-Tax Lot], vol. 1, n.d. (1 volume);
Tracts [Assessors Record of Descriptions-Real Property-Tax Lot], vol. I-II, n.d. (2 volumes).

Records at the Lincoln County Web Site:
Property Info Search Tool [searchable database includes assessment and tax lot information] n.d.-present (Internet).


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