Clatsop County, Oregon
Clatsop County was founded on June 22, 1844 from the original Twality District.
Clatsop County does have Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Clatsop Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clatsop Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clatsop Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There is free down loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research.
Clatsop County Societies and Family History Resources
A list of Clatsop County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Clatsop Co. Historical Society 1618 Exchange, Astoria OR 97103, (503) 325-2563
- Clatsop Co. Genealogical Society, c/o The Astoria Public Library, 450 10th Street, Astoria, OR 97103; (503) 325-7323
- Oregon State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Clatsop County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Clatsop County, Oregon Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Clatsop County, Oregon Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Oregon Historical County Records Guide (arcweb.sos.state.or.us)
Clatsop County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Clatsop County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Oregon courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Oregon residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Clatsop County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records.
The below specifics indicates whatever death, marriage, birth,, land, probate, and court records are typically in Clatsop County. The dates stated below are considered the first noted records data for this county.
Clatsop County Links
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Clatsop County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is just a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to suggest your own most popular Clatsop County genealogy or family history related sites.