Clatsop County, Oregon Genealogy

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Online Records



County Courthouse

Clatsop County Courthouse
749 Commercial Street
PO Box 178;
Astoria, OR 97103
Phone: 503.325.8605 

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1860,
divorce and court records from 1875 and probate records from 1880. [1]

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Clatsop County, Oregon

Named for the Clatsop tribe of Native Americans.

Trivia Tidbits: Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.

Parent County

22 June 1844: Clatsop county was created  from Twality County now Washington County. [1]

Boundary Changes

15 December 1853: Part was taken off to create Tillamook County. [1]

Places / Localities

Populated Places


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Astoria | Cannon Beach | Gearhart | Seaside | Warrenton


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Brownsmead | Jewell | Knappa | Sunset Beach | Svensen | Wauna | Westport

Defunct Post Offices

Albert |

Neighboring counties

Columbia | Tillamook | Washington | Washington counties: Pacific | Wahkiakum

Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. > Trivia Tidbits




  • 1845 Transcription and Index
  • 1849 Transcription and Index
  • 1850
  • 1859 State Transcription and Index
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records



Land and Property


Military History and Records


Probate Records

Rivers and Waterways

Details about the rivers and waterways where farms and settlements are often found along them. >> Rivers and Waterways


Vital Records

The Family History Library has copies of some county records as following:

Clatsop County Coroner inquest transcriptions 1870-1901

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clatsop County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.