Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Washington County Records Inventory
Series documents the activities of the sheriff and other county officials relating to the foreclosure of property in order to satisfy creditors in cases involving delinquent taxes, mortgage payments, or court judgments. Records include correspondence, sheriff's deeds and foreclosure sale records, circuit court case transcripts of foreclosure hearings, writs of execution, certificates of sale of real property, judgment orders, receipts, tax redemption records, delinquent tax sales, and tax sale certificates. Foreclosure records have been inventoried through 1920.
Records at the Public Services Building, Suite 130, Public Research Area:
Cert. of Delinquency [Certificate], 1919-1922 (2 reels of microfilm);
Delinq. Tax Sales [Delinquent], 1892-1900 (1 reel of microfilm);
Redemp. Certs. [Redemption Certificates], no. 1-1049, 1908-1924 (4 reels of microfilm).
Records at the Walnut Street Center Complex, Building E, County Historical Records Vault:
Certificate of Sale for Taxes, 1905-1907 (.25 cu.ft.);
Certificates of Delinquency Issued to Washington County Oregon, 1919-ca.1926 (1 volume);
Recordings Mixed Series [Lists of Land Sold for Taxes], 1870-1877, 1880 (.05 cu. ft.);
Record of Delinquent Tax Sales [with index], vol. 1, 1892-1899 (1 volume);
[Tax Deeds-Foreclosed], 1895-1905 (1 volume).
Records at the Walnut Street Center Complex, Building E, County Records Center:
Tax Sale Certificates, 1901 (3 cu.ft.).
Records at the Washington County Justice Services Building, Records Department Office Microfilm Cabinet:
Assessment & Taxation [Certificates of Delinquency], 1919-1922 (1 reel of microfilm);
Assessment & Taxation [Redemption Certificates], no. 1-1049, 1908-1922 (4 reels of microfilm).