Local Government Records

The Wheeler County Courthouse in Fossil.

The Wheeler County Courthouse in Fossil.

Guides and Indexes
Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Includes maps, county and office histories, scenic images, and a comprehensive descriptive inventory of selected records for each of Oregon's 36 counties.

Oregon Historical Records Index
Provides index access to surname and other entries compiled from a selected list of records held by the Oregon State Archives.

Provisional and Territorial Records Guide
Includes maps, agency and county histories, and descriptions of provisional and territorial government records in the holdings of the Oregon State Archives.

Topical Research Aids
Includes lists, descriptions, links, and referrals on several types of records held by the Oregon State Archives that are particularly useful to researchers.
Adoption Records
Census Records
Land Records
Military Records
Naturalization Records
Probate Records
Vital Records

Oregon Blue Book Links
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