Coos County, Oregon Records
Coos County Cities and Towns include Myrtle Point, North Bend, Powers, Bandon, Coos Bay, Coquille, Lakeside.
A Map of Coos County, Oregon contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Coos County, Oregon Courthouse Records
Coos County, OR Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Coos county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Coos County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1853 and Land Records from 1854. The County Clerk has many duties which include vital statistics (births, deaths, marriage) and keeps a permanent public record of real estate transactions.
- Coos County Circuit Court Clerk has Court Records from 1852 and Probate Records from 1853. The County Circuit Court Clerk has general jurisdiction over all civil and criminal cases, and typically handle cases beyond the jurisdiction of other courts. Circuit Courts also handle divorce, child custody, disputes over title to land, probate matters, juvenile cases, guardianship, adoption, involuntary commitment, and requests for injunctions.
- Coos County Records Inventory The Oregon Historical County Records Guide includes descriptions and listings for each type of record in the inventory. Each series description includes a title and a description of how the records are used (function); types of records that may be included in each category (physical content); type of information that may be found (informational content)
Coos County, Oregon Census Records
- Learn More: State of Oregon Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Territory & State Population Schedules: 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895, 1905.
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Coos County, Oregon Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Oregon Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from 1903 to present
- Marriage Records: from 1911 to present
- Divorce Records: from 1925 to present
- Locations: Oregon Vital Records - Center for Health Statistics, Oregon State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Oregon Vital Records - Center for Health Statistics, 800 NE Oregon Street, Ste 205, Portland, OR 97293; (971) 673-1190
Coos County, Oregon Resources
- Coos Bay Genealogical Forum, P.O. Box 1067, North Bend 97459
- Coos County Historical Society
- Oregon Historical County Records Guide
- Coos County, Oregon Message Boards
- Coos County, Oregon Genealogy Boards
Coos County, Oregon External Links
- Oregon Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Oregon (1816 - 1923)
- Coos County, Oregon Books - Amazon
- Coos Co., Oregon - FindaGrave
- History of southern Oregon : comprising Jackson, Josephine, Douglas, Curry and Coos Counties
- Coos County, Oregon
- Coos County, Oregon Links - Cyndi's List
- Coos Co. ORGenweb
- Coos County, Oregon Ancestry Database Collections
- Ship registries and enrollments, Port of Marshfield, Oregon
- Coos County, Oregon Military Records
- Oregon City Directories