Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Klamath County Records Inventory

Deeds and Indexes


Series documents the ownership of land. Series includes deeds, land sales contracts, quitclaim deeds, homestead exemption claims, corporate certificates, agreements, correction deeds, special assessments of unzoned farmland, easements, and indirect and direct deed indexes. Information includes grantor and grantee name; recording and filing dates; property descriptions; title warranties; consideration amounts; witness and recorder names; and volume and page numbers of where recorded.

Since 1965 deeds have been recorded in the clerk's Book of Records (Clerk and Recorder Official Filings). A separate deed index was maintained until 2000.

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Office Public Research Room:
Deeds Direct [Index], 1995-2000 (3 volumes);
Deeds Indirect [Index], 1995-2000 (3 volumes);
General Index Deeds Direct, vol. 1, 1871-1904 (1 volume);
General Index Deeds Indirect, vol. 1, 1871-1904 (1 volume);
Index to Deeds Direct [title varies], vol. 1-26, 1875-1995 (29 volumes);
Index to Deeds Indirect [title varies], vol. 1-26, 1875-1995 (29 volumes).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Basement Storage Room:
Deed Record [title varies], vol. 1-363, 1871-1965 (363 volumes);
Historic Deeds [includes deeds, agreements, orders, resolutions, and related records], ca.1881-ca.1963 (4 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Deeds-primarily warranty-trifolded records], ca.1885-1928 (.15 cu.ft.).

Records at the Klamath County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement Storage Room 8:
[Klamath County Deeds], vol. 1-363, 1871-1965 (158 reels of microfilm).


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