Our county-by-county listing of Oregon has contact information and dates vital records for historic and modern-day counties.
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1995 Third St., Baker City, OR 97814
Incorporated: Sept. 22, 1862
Parent county: Wasco
Marriage records: start in 1862, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: from 1862-1988
Land: 1865, County Clerk
Military: 1891, County Clerk
Notes: Oregon State Archives has birth records 1871-1929 and Death records 1905-1944. County Clerk has Circuit Court records 1862-1988, divorce records 1862-1988, Naturalization records 1897-1928, and probate records 1863-1984. Since 1965, marriage records and military discharge records have been recorded in the Baker County Records. Since 1987, County Probate Court records have been filed in the Oregon Judicial Information Network.
408 SW Monroe Ave., Suite 111, Corvallis, OR 97333
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1847
Parent county: Polk
Probate records: start in 1880, kept at Benton County Courthouse
Military: 1920, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records ca. 1868-ca. 1950, Benton County Historical Museum has birth records 1907-1916, and Oregon State Archives has birth records 1907-1929. County Clerk has Circuit Court records 1853-1984, death records 1907-1948, divorce records 1853-1984, land records ca. 1865-1971, marriage records 1852-1878, and naturalization records ca. 1864-ca. 1950.