Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Multnomah 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 Multnomah Building, Suite 125:
Certificate of Title [Register], no. 1-3416, 1909 (5 reels of microfilm).

Records at the John B. Yeon Building, Multnomah County Archives:
Multnomah County Torrens [Book], vol. 1-58, 1903-1960 (21 reels of microfilm);
Tract Index of Registered Land, 1903-1965 (1 reel of microfilm).


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