Deschutes County OR

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Deschutes County, Oregon Overview

Deschutes County can be found in Central Oregon with an estimated population of 181,307 according to the 2016 census. The county has a total area of 3,055 square miles. The county seat is Bend. The county was founded in 1916 from a portion of Crook County. It was named after the Deschutes River. The county is bordered in the north by Jefferson County, Crook County in the east, Lake County and Klamath County in the south, Lane County and Linn County in the west. The zip codes are 97701, 97702, 97703, 97707, 97708, 97709, 97712, 97739, 97756, and 97759.

Deschutes County Officials Information

The County Clerk is considered the official record keeper for the County. The office is responsible for handles real property transactions, plats, Commissioners’ Journal documents, and Board of Property Tax Appeal petitions for Deschutes County. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday. The issuance of marriage licenses, acceptance of passport applications, and real property recordings are only available until 4pm.

County Clerk’s Office:

1300 NW Wall Street, Suite 202
Bend, OR 97703
Elections Phone: (541) 388-6546
Recording Phone: (541) 388-6549
Fax: (541) 383-4424

The County Clerk’s Office is comprised of two divisions – Recording and Elections. The Recording Division handles the recording of documents that affect title to real property in Deschutes County. The Clerk’s office also oversees the Archive/Records Center, issues licenses for marriage and antique dealers, and processes passport applications.
The Elections and Voting Division is in charge of preparing and conducting all elections in the county. The division handles voter registration as well as provides voter statistic maps; voter information; and candidate, campaign, and measure resources.

You can download the following documents from the County Clerk’s Office including Brief History of Oregon Property Taxation, Business License Application, Candidate’s Statement For Voters’ Pamphlet, Political Signage Information, Preparing A Tax Measure, County Candidate Office Requirements, Domestic Partnership Request, Oregon Voter Registration Card, Credit Reports, and Transferring Real Property.

The Assessor’s Office is responsible for the appraisal and assessment of all taxable property in Deschutes County. The office is open from Monday through Friday , 8am to 5pm.

Deschutes County Assessor’s Office:

1300 NW Wall Street, 2nd Floor, Bend, OR 97703
Phone: (541) 388-6508
Fax: (541) 382-1692

The Assessor’s Office provides online property information, Deschutes County Tax Maps, Tax and Assessment Reports, and Property Tax Exemptions and Deferrals. The office also processes property value appeals and property tax relief as well as handles property tax collection and distribution.

Deschutes Court Records Information

Court records available at the Deschutes County Circuit Court include audio copies, case file copies, traffic violations, and transcripts. The Records File Room is located on the First Floor of the Circuit Court. The File Viewing Window (#4) is open between 8am and 12pm every weekday. You can request copies of court files and documents in person or through mail. Electronic copies are .20 cents per page while hard copies are .25 cents per page.
You can mail the request to the following address:

Deschutes County Circuit Court
Attn: File Room Department
1100 NW Bond Street
Bend, OR 97703

Deschutes, OR Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009190,147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20097,407
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009277
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009883
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009774
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20092,149
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20094,918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200923,539
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20094,214
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20096,302
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,087
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200937,500
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009329
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009833
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200923,055
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20096,897
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20097,164
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20092,876
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20091,030
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,686
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20094,804
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20096,955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009246
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009230
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20095,583
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,283
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009404
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200929,955

Deschutes County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 1300 NW Wall St # 200, Bend, OR 97701, United States
Phone: 541-388-6549

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