Douglas County, Oregon Records
Douglas County Cities and Towns include Canyonville, Drain, Elkton, Glendale, Myrtle Creek, Oakland, Reedsport, Riddle , Roseburg , Sutherlin , Winston , Yoncalla. A Map of Douglas County, Oregon contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Douglas County, Oregon Courthouse Records
Douglas County, OR Courthouse
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 Douglas 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.
- Douglas County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1852 and Land Records from 1851. The County Clerk has many duties which include vital statistics (births, deaths, marriage) and keeps a permanent public record of real estate transactions.
- Douglas County Circuit Court Clerk has Court Records from 1852 and Probate Records from 1852. The County Circuit Court Clerk has general jurisdiction over all civil and criminal cases, and typically handle cases beyond the jurisdiction of other courts. Circuit Courts also handle divorce, child custody, disputes over title to land, probate matters, juvenile cases, guardianship, adoption, involuntary commitment, and requests for injunctions.
- Douglas County Records Inventory The Oregon Historical County Records Guide includes descriptions and listings for each type of record in the inventory. Each series description includes a title and a description of how the records are used (function); types of records that may be included in each category (physical content); type of information that may be found (informational content)
Douglas County, Oregon Census Records
- Learn More: State of Oregon Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Territory & State Population Schedules: 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895, 1905.
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Douglas County, Oregon Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Oregon Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from 1903 to present
- Marriage Records: from 1911 to present
- Divorce Records: from 1925 to present
- Locations: Oregon Vital Records - Center for Health Statistics, Oregon State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Oregon Vital Records - Center for Health Statistics, 800 NE Oregon Street, Ste 205, Portland, OR 97293; (971) 673-1190
Douglas County, Oregon Resources
- Genealogical Society of Douglas County, Inc.
- Oregon Historical County Records Guide
- Douglas County, Oregon Message Boards
- Douglas County, Oregon Genealogy Forum
Douglas County, Oregon External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Oregon (1816 - 1923)
- Douglas County, Oregon Books - Amazon
- Douglas County Records, 1852-1952
- Douglas Co., Oregon - FindaGrave
- Douglas County, Oregon Links - Cyndi's List
- Douglas Co. ORGenweb
- Douglas County, Oregon Ancestry Database Collections
- Douglas County, Oregon Military Records
- Oregon City Directories