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Clatsop County, Oregon

Clatsop County was founded on June 22, 1844 from the original Twality District.

The Clatsop County Seat can be found in Astoria plus the county government website is

Areas adjoining Clatsop County happen to be Columbia CountyPacific County, Washington, Wahkiakum County, Washington, Tillamook CountyWashington County.

Clatsop County does have Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules can be found for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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 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 Clerk
    • Address: 820 Exchange Street, Astoria, OR 97103
    • Phone: (503) 325-8511
    • Marriage Records: 1851
    • Land Records: 1849
  • Clatsop County Circuit Court Clerk
    • Address: PO Box 835, 749 Commercial St., Astoria, OR 97103
    • Phone: 503.325.8555
    • Court Records: 1847
    • Probate Records: 1847

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.

Clatsop Co. OR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Clatsop Co. OR Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Clatsop Co. OR Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Clatsop Co. OR Census Records

Clatsop Co. OR Cemeteries & Church Records

Clatsop Co. OR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Clatsop Co. OR General and History Websites

Clatsop Co. OR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Clatsop Co. OR Military Records

Clatsop Co. OR Schools & Directories