Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wallowa County Records Inventory

County Court Judicial Journals


Series records the proceedings of the county court for civil and some criminal cases. Information includes judge, plaintiff, defendant, and attorney names; trial date; memorandum of subsequent proceedings; and fees charged. Cases include citizenship petitions, legal changes to name, commitments, and writs of habeas corpus. Portions of these records may be restricted.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Law Journal County Court [changes to circuit court in 1971-includes insane commitment records], vol. B, 1920-1985 (1 volume);
Law Journal County Court [includes insanity and citizenship cases], vol. A, 1887-1920 (1 volume).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Magistrate Docket County Court Docket [Law], 1888-1898 (1 volume).


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