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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
[http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/ http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/] 535 E. 5th St., McMinnville, OR 97128  
[http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/ http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/] <br>535 E. 5th St.<br>McMinnville, OR 97128  
*Records Held at the Courthouse
*Records Held at the Courthouse
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Lafayette was a former county seat until 1886.  
Lafayette was a former county seat until 1886.
== Quick Facts  ==
== Quick Facts  ==

Revision as of 23:01, 4 March 2009

United States > Oregon > Yamhill County

County Courthouse

535 E. 5th St.
McMinnville, OR 97128

  • Records Held at the Courthouse

County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Yamhill County Court House as of October 2005.

  • Record Loss:

Lafayette was a former county seat until 1886.

Quick Facts


5 July 1843: Yamhill county was created from the Oregon Territory.

Named for a local Native American tribe, the Yamhill, a part of North Kalapuyan family.

Places / Localities

Populated Places


Amity | Carlton | Dayton | Dundee | Lafayette | McMinnville | Newberg | Sheridan | Willamina | Yamhill


Bellevue | Cove Orchard | Dellwood | Dewey | Gopher | Grand Island | Hopewell | Lunnville | Midway | Rex | Riverside | Saint Joseph | Shipley | Springbrook | Sunnycrest | Wapato | Wheatland | Whiteson

Indian Reservation

Grand Ronde Agency (Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community - specifically Chasta, Kalapuya, Molalla, Rogue River, Klickitat, Chinook, Tillamook, French-Canadian (Iroqouian).

Neighboring Counties

Clackamas | Marion | Polk | Tillamook | Washington





  • 1845 Territorial Transcription and Index
  • 1849 Territorial Transcription and Index

Church History and Records

Court Records

Deeds and Land Records




Military History and Records


Probate Records


Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Web Sites

The Yamhill GenWeb Project, part of The ORGenWeb Project, a state project affiliated with The USGenWeb Project.