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Lincoln County, Oregon

Lincoln County was founded on February 20, 1893 from the western portion of Benton County and Polk County.

The Lincoln County Seat can be found in Newport plus the county government website is

Areas adjoining Lincoln County happen to be Tillamook CountyPolk CountyBenton CountyLane County.

Lincoln County does have Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules can be found for 19001910192019301940. There is free down loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research.

Lincoln County Societies and Family History Resources

A list of Lincoln County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Lincoln County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln County. The dates stated below are considered the first noted records data for this county.

  • Lincoln County Clerk
    • Address: 225 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR 97365
    • Phone: (541) 265-4131
    • Marriage Records: 1893
    • Land Records: 1865
  • Lincoln County Circuit Court Clerk
    • Address: PO Box 100, 225 W. Olive St. , Newport, OR 97365
    • Phone: 541.265.4236
    • Court Records: 1867
    • Probate Records: 1855

Lincoln County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Lincoln 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 Lincoln County genealogy or family history related sites.

Lincoln Co. OR Books, Newspapers & Publications

Lincoln Co. OR Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Lincoln Co. OR Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Lincoln Co. OR Census Records

Lincoln Co. OR Cemeteries & Church Records

Lincoln Co. OR Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Lincoln Co. OR General and History Websites

Lincoln Co. OR Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Lincoln Co. OR Military Records

Lincoln Co. OR Schools & Directories