Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Tillamook 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 Oregon State Archives:
Circuit Court Bench Docket, 1892-1909 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Criminal Docket, 1882-1883 (1 volume);
Circuit Court Docket, 1895-1905 (1 volume); vol. 2-8, 1909-1935 (7 volumes);
[Circuit Court Docket], 1941-1948 (1 volume);
Trial Docket, 1919-1927 (1 volume); 1936-1941 (1 volume); vol. 3-8, 1955-1981 (6 volumes);
Trial Docket Sheets, 1912-1915, 1927-1936 (1 volume).

Records at the Tillamook County Courthouse, Trial Court Large Basement Storage Room:
Circuit Court Docket, vol. 10-18, 1940-1963 (9 volumes); vol. 20-32, 1965-1984 (13 volumes);
Circuit Court Register [with index], vol. 1, 1894-1902 (1 volume);
Criminal Bench Docket, 1954-1970 (1 volume);
Record of Trials [includes few entries], vol. 1, 1906 (1 volume);
[Register and Circuit Court Docket], 1983 (1 volume).

Records at the Tillamook County Courthouse, Trial Court Office:
Circuit Court Docket, vol. 19, 1963-1965 (1 volume);
Circuit Court General Index [to case files and dockets], vol. 2-6, 1910-1983 (5 volumes).


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