Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Washington County Records Inventory

County Officials Reports


Series reports the activities of county officials to the county court or board of county commissioners. Series may include reports by the treasurer, surveyor, clerk, roadmaster, assessor, sheriff, school superintendent, and county nurse or doctor. Reports summarize the activities of county officials and their staff as they perform their official duties.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Financial Statements [includes treasurer and sheriff], 1854, 1858-1864, 1884 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Public Services Building, Room 202, Survey Section Vault:
[County Road Record-includes field notes, drawings, viewers reports, and establishment information], 1854-1902 (1 volume);
Record of County Roads [includes commissioners orders, resolutions, surveyor reports, plats, viewers reports, and related information-no. 6 to 2036-title varies], vol. 2-9, 1876-1967 (8 volumes).

Records at the Washington County Records Center:
Fair Boards [Reports], ca.1905-1946 (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Washington County Contracted Off-site Records Storage:
Fair Board Reports [County], 1956-1986 (1 cu.ft.).


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