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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Clatsop County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon, United States Genealogy|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Clatsop County''  
  
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Guide to '''Clatsop County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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{{Click|Image:OR_ORP.png|Oregon Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Clatsop County
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1844
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| founded date = June 22
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| seat = Astoria
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| building address = Clatsop County Courthouse<br>749 Commercial Street<br>PO Box 178<br>Astoria, OR 97103<br>Phone: 503.325.8605<br>[http://courts.oregon.gov/Clatsop/ '''Clatsop County Website'''] }}
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== County Information ==
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=== [Clatsop County, Oregon] Record Dates ===
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<center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Clatsop County, Oregon Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Clatsop County, Oregon Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Clatsop County, Oregon Genealogy#Land and Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Clatsop County, Oregon Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1894
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1851
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[http://courts.oregon.gov/Clatsop/ Clatsop County Courthouse]<br>749 Commercial Street<br>PO Box 178; <br>Astoria, OR 97103<br>Phone: 503.325.8605&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1860, <br>divorce and court records from 1875 and probate records from 1880. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clatsop County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1860, <br>divorce and court records from 1875 and probate records from 1880. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clatsop County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
 
=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
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*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpclatsopdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Clatsop County Court House as of October 2004.
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpclatsopdescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Clatsop County Court House as of October 2004.
  
*Record Loss:
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====Record Loss====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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== Quick Facts  ==
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
  
{{Wikipedia|Clatsop County, Oregon}}
 
  
 
Named for the Clatsop tribe of [[Indians of North America|Native Americans]].  
 
Named for the Clatsop tribe of [[Indians of North America|Native Americans]].  
  
[[Trivia Tidbits, Clatsop County, Oregon|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
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[[Trivia Tidbits, Clatsop County, Oregon Genealogy|Trivia Tidbits:]] Little biographic bits associated with the names of non-population localities.  
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== Parent County  ===
  
'''22 June 1844:''' Clatsop county was created&nbsp; from [[Twality County, Oregon|Twality County]] now [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington County]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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'''22 June 1844:''' Clatsop county was created&nbsp; from [[Twality County, Oregon Genealogy|Twality County]] now [[Washington County, Oregon Genealogy|Washington County]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Boundary Changes  ===
  
'''15 December 1853:''' Part was taken off to create [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook County]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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'''15 December 1853:''' Part was taken off to create [[Tillamook County, Oregon Genealogy|Tillamook County]]. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/oregon/ "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps"] (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
 
=== Populated Places  ===
  
===== Cities  =====
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==== Cities  ====
  
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[[Astoria, Oregon|Astoria]] | [[Cannon Beach, Oregon|Cannon Beach]] | [[Gearhart, Oregon|Gearhart]] | [[Seaside, Oregon|Seaside]] | [[Warrenton, Oregon|Warrenton]]  
 
[[Astoria, Oregon|Astoria]] | [[Cannon Beach, Oregon|Cannon Beach]] | [[Gearhart, Oregon|Gearhart]] | [[Seaside, Oregon|Seaside]] | [[Warrenton, Oregon|Warrenton]]  
  
===== Communities  =====
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==== Communities  ====
  
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[[Brownsmead, Oregon|Brownsmead]] | [[Jewell, Oregon|Jewell]] | [[Knappa, Oregon|Knappa]] | [[Sunset Beach, Oregon|Sunset Beach]] | [[Svensen, Oregon|Svensen]] | [[Wauna, Oregon|Wauna]] | [[Westport, Oregon|Westport]]  
 
[[Brownsmead, Oregon|Brownsmead]] | [[Jewell, Oregon|Jewell]] | [[Knappa, Oregon|Knappa]] | [[Sunset Beach, Oregon|Sunset Beach]] | [[Svensen, Oregon|Svensen]] | [[Wauna, Oregon|Wauna]] | [[Westport, Oregon|Westport]]  
  
===== Defunct Post Offices  =====
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==== Defunct Post Offices  ====
  
[[Albert, Oregon|Albert]] |
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[[Albert, Oregon|Albert]] |  
  
 
=== Neighboring counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring counties  ===
  
[[Columbia County, Oregon|Columbia]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] | '''Washington '''counties: [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]] | [[Wahkiakum County, Washington|Wahkiakum]]  
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[[Columbia County, Oregon Genealogy|Columbia]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon Genealogy|Tillamook]] | [[Washington County, Oregon Genealogy|Washington]] | '''Washington '''counties: [[Pacific County, Washington Genealogy|Pacific]] | [[Wahkiakum County, Washington Genealogy|Wahkiakum]]  
  
==== Trivia Tidbits ====
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==== Trivia Tidbits ====
  
 
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Clatsop County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
 
Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices. [[Clatsop County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits|&gt; Trivia Tidbits]]  
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census  ===
  
 
*1845 Transcription and Index  
 
*1845 Transcription and Index  
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=== Maps  ===
 
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[[Image:Orclatsop.jpg|350px|Orclatsop.jpg]]
  
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
 
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==== Civil War ====
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932421|Oregon, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
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[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/or Oregon Online Historical Newspapers]&nbsp;- identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.
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Historic Oregon Newspapers [http://oregonnews.uoregon.edu http://oregonnews.uoregon.edu/] as a division of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program has digitzied more than 644,000 pages of newspapers throughout Oregon. Dates range from 1846-1922 with selected issues continuing through 1973.
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Of particular interest to Clatsop county researchers:<br>
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The Daily Astorian<br>The Daily Morning Astorian&nbsp;<br>The Morning Astorian&nbsp;<br>Tri-Weekly Astoria&nbsp;<br>The Aurora Borealis&nbsp;<br>
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1833 – 1963''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9078 Oregon Wills and Probate Records 1833-1963] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
  
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
 
=== Rivers and Waterways  ===
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Clatsop County Coroner inquest transcriptions 1870-1901  
 
Clatsop County Coroner inquest transcriptions 1870-1901  
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/or-vital-records/ How to order Oregon Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Oregon [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/birthor.pdf Birth Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/marryor.pdf Marriage Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/divorcor.pdf Divorce Certificate], [http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/GetVitalRecords/Documents/deathor.pdf Death Certificate] Application to mail.
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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'''Clatsop County Genealogical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 1299<br> Astoria, Oregon 97103<br>[http://www.clatsopcountygensoc.com/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Clatsop County Historical Society'''<br> P.O. Box 88<br> Astoria, OR 97103-0088<br>Phone:503.325.2203<br>[http://cumtux.org/default.asp?pageid=3 Website]<br><br>
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'''Astorica Heritage Association'''<br>1618 Exchange St<br>Astoria 97103-3615<br>Phone:503-325-2563<br> <br>
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'''Clatsop County Genealogical Society'''<br>450 10th Street <br>Astoria 97103 <br> <br>
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'''Clatsop County Historical Soc'''<br>1618 Exchange St<br>Astoria 97103-3615<br><br>
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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=== Family History Centers  ===
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
*[[Astoria Oregon Family History Center]]  
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*[[Astoria Oregon Family History Center]]350 Niagara Astoria OR 97103-5101 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/350+Niagara+Ave/@46.1813066,-123.8395612,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x549364b183fb7215:0xaec218e4a099db9d Location Map]  
*[[Seaside Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Seaside Oregon Family History Center]]1403 S Wahanna RD Seaside OR 97138-7562United States [https://www.google.com/maps/place/1403+S+Wahanna+Rd/@45.985627,-123.914663,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x5494a193de5fce1b:0xc7757ccd7eedd256 Location Map]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/oregon/clatsop-county/ Clatsop County, OR History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110357701597661605044 Oregon Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/190997804291208/ Oregon Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orclatso/clatsop.htm The Clatsop County GenWeb Project] a member of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orclatso/clatsop.htm The Clatsop County GenWeb Project] a member of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Clatsop/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Clatsop/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clatsop/clatsoptoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clatsop/clatsoptoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/clatsop/clatsoptoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (bakcup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/clatsop/clatsoptoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (bakcup site)  
*{{FHL|207080|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Clatsop County.
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*{{FHL|207080|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Clatsop County.
  
 
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Guide to Clatsop County, Oregon ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Clatsop County, Oregon
Map
Map of Oregon highlighting Clatsop County
Location in the state of Oregon
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 22, 1844
County Seat Astoria
Courthouse
Or-clatsop-ch.jpg
Address Clatsop County Courthouse
749 Commercial Street
PO Box 178
Astoria, OR 97103
Phone: 503.325.8605
Clatsop County Website



County Information


[Clatsop County, Oregon] Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1894 1851 1850 1849 1847

County Courthouse

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

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Quick Facts

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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]

For animated maps illustrating Oregon County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Oregon County Boundary Maps" (1843-1975) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Astoria | Cannon Beach | Gearhart | Seaside | Warrenton

Communities

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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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 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

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Orclatsop.jpg

Military History and Records

Civil War

Newspapers

Oregon Online Historical Newspapers - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.


Historic Oregon Newspapers http://oregonnews.uoregon.edu/ as a division of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program has digitzied more than 644,000 pages of newspapers throughout Oregon. Dates range from 1846-1922 with selected issues continuing through 1973.

Of particular interest to Clatsop county researchers:

The Daily Astorian
The Daily Morning Astorian 
The Morning Astorian 
Tri-Weekly Astoria 
The Aurora Borealis 

Probate Records

Online Records

Rivers and Waterways

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

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Clatsop County Coroner inquest transcriptions 1870-1901

See also How to order Oregon Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Oregon Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Clatsop County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1299
Astoria, Oregon 97103
Website

Clatsop County Historical Society
P.O. Box 88
Astoria, OR 97103-0088
Phone:503.325.2203
Website

Astorica Heritage Association
1618 Exchange St
Astoria 97103-3615
Phone:503-325-2563

Clatsop County Genealogical Society
450 10th Street
Astoria 97103

Clatsop County Historical Soc
1618 Exchange St
Astoria 97103-3615


Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Websites

References

  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.