Oregon County, Missouri Genealogy Guide2016-06-20T22:01:02+00:00

Oregon County, Missouri Records

Oregon County, Missouri (Map It) was created on February 14, 1845 from Ripley County. The county was named after the Oregon Territory.

Oregon County is bordered by Shannon County (north), Carter County (northeast), Ripley County (east), Randolph County, Arkansas (southeast), Sharp County, Arkansas (south), Fulton County, Arkansas (southwest), Howell County (west).

Oregon County Cities and Towns include Alton, Bardley, Couch, Koshkonong, Myrtle, Thomasville, Thayer.

A Map of Oregon County, Missouri contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Oregon County, Missouri Courthouse Records

Oregon County, Missouri Courthouse
Oregon County, MO Courthouse

The Oregon County Courthouse is located in Alton, Missouri. In October 1863 this courthouse was burned in a Civil War incident, destroying many county records. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Oregon county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.

  • Oregon County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1845-77, extant for 1845-61 and 1877 only and Land Records from 1845
  • Oregon County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1854  and Court & Divorce Records from extant for 1845-59 and 1872 only.
  • Oregon County Clerk of the Court has Birth & Death Records from 1883-90 
  • Oregon County Tax Assessor Office is responsible for appraising and assessing real estate property and person property for the purpose of taxation as well as transferring ownership of real estate, and keeping real estate maps up to date.
  • Local Records Inventory Database, produced by the Missouri Local Records Preservation Program, is a compilation of inventories of local government records identified as having permanent or enduring value and housed primarily in county and municipal offices, but includes some libraries, museums, and historical and genealogical societies that maintain government records. Not all Missouri offices have been inventoried.
  • Oregon County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980

Oregon County, Missouri Census Records

Oregon County, Missouri Vital Records

Oregon County, Missouri Resources

Oregon County, Missouri External Links