Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Tillamook 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 the Deeds and Indexes series.

Records at the Tillamook County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement Storage Room:
Register of Title, vol. 8, 1953-1970 (1 volume);
Torrens [Alphabetical Property Register], vol. I-VI, ca.1912-ca.1968 (6 volumes).

Records at the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum:
Application for Register of Title, 1904-1971 (1 cu.ft.);
Land Book [Torrens-Cabinet 6D], vol. 1-2, ca.1859-ca.1940 (2 volumes);
Land Registration Docket [includes only one entry-Cabinet 3B], 1906 (1 volume);
Lot Book [Torrens-Cabinet 6D], vol. 3, ca.1866-ca.1945 (1 volume);
[Oregon State Planning Board Ownership Record-Cabinet 3C], 1937 (1 volume);
Ownership Maps [Land-Cabinet 6D-photocopies], 1910 (1 volume);
Register of Title [Cabinet 3B-C], vol. 1-7, 1907-1953 (7 volumes).


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