Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Yamhill County Records Inventory

Census Records


Series documents the population, property, and agricultural production of the county. Records may include census rolls and abstracts, farm schedules, abstract of assessment and census, enumeration of inhabitants and industrial products, and enumeration of inhabitants and military enrollment. Information includes number of males and females per age category; head of household; name, age, and gender of household members; occupation and relationship of household members to head of household; and description and value of real and personal property. Information may also include nationality, physical description, birthplace, health, and religion of household members and agricultural production statistics.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Census Records, 1860 (1 volume); 1870 (1 volume); 1880 (1 volume).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office Basement Plat Room:
1990 Census Maps [rolled], 1990 (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Building, File Room:
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes city, vicinity, topographic, zoning, comprehensive plan, census, roads, etc.], ca.1970-ca.1994 (ca.150 maps).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Yamhill County Federal Census Transcriptions, 1850, 1860 (US GenWeb Project).


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