Lookup Public Records in Douglas CountyOregon. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Douglas County, Oregon Overview

Douglas County is located in Southwestern Oregon.The county seat is Roseburg. Douglas County was established in 1852 from a part of Umpqua County. It was named in honor of Stephen Arnold Douglas, a US Senator from Illinois.
The county is made up of 5,036 square miles of land and 98 square miles of water. It has an estimated population of 108,457 residents based on the 2016 census. Douglas County is bordered in the north by Lane County, in the east by Klamath County, in the west by Coos County, and in the south by Curry, Josephine, and Jackson Counties. The zip codes are 97410, 97416, 97417, 97428, 97429, 97432, 97435, 97436, 97441, 97442, 97443, 97447, 97457, 97462, 97467, 97469, 97470, 97471, 97473, 97479, 97481, 97484, 97486, 97494, 97495, 97496, and 97499.

Douglas County Officials Information

The County Clerk for Douglas County is Patricia Hitt. The Clerk’s Office is open from Monday through Friday, 9am to 12nn and 1pm to 4pm, except on holidays. The Clerk’s Office is comprised of three divisions – the Recording Division, the Elections Division, and the Archives Division. I

County Clerk’s Office:

1036 SE Douglas Ave. Rm 124, Roseburg, OR 97470
Phone: 541-440-4324
Fax: 541-440-4408
Email: pkhitt@co.douglas.or.us

The Recording Division is responsible for keeping a permanent public record of liens, plats and partitioning maps, real estate transactions, and mining claim locations. The Elections Division handles voter registration and conducting all elections in the county. The Archives Division is responsible for the safekeeping of records which must be preserved for a certain amount of time, some of which must be preserved permanently.

Aside from these functions, the County Clerk is also the board clerk of the Board of Property Tax Appeals. She is also responsible for keeping a permanent record of the official proceedings of the Board of County Commissioners. Moreover, she issues marriage certificates, birth certificates, and death certificates as well as records military discharges.

The Assessor’s Office handles the appraisal and assessment of all property within the county as well as the collection of taxes. The Cartography Department of the Assessor’s Office is responsible for the safekeeping of all records pertaining to the ownership of property in Douglas County as well as the plat map maintenance of those ownership boundaries and the taxing districts they are found in. The office also handles address changes, exemptions and deferrals, and reviews or appeals. The Assessor’s Office is open Monday through Thursday from 8am to 5pm.

Douglas County Assessor’s Office:

1036 SE Douglas Avenue Rm CH 206, Roseburg, Oregon 97470
Phone: 541-440-4222
Fax: 541-957-2091

The Assessor’s Office creates and provides the public access to maps and information on property locations. The office also estimates a taxable property’s market value as well as reviews property review requests and appeals. In addition, it performs Manufactured Dwelling title transfers. The website enables property owners to download forms and applications such as Address Change Form, Act of God, BOPTA filing information, Cartography Work Request, and Construction in Process Application.

Douglas Court Records Information

Court records can be viewed in person at the Douglas County Circuit Court using a public access terminal located in the lobby. You can also request for a copy of court records through mail. You can send the request to this address:

Douglas County Circuit Court
Justice Building
1036 SE Douglas Ave.
Roseburg, OR 97470

The public can also request for an audio copy of non-confidential court proceedings. You can send your request to the Trial Court Administrator.

Douglas, OR Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009129,973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,224
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009357
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009636
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009939
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20093,682
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200917,827
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,439
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20094,439
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,066
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200925,355
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009244
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009476
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200916,811
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20093,971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200996
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20093,445
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,877
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20091,081
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009514
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20093,130
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,783
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20093,075
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009446
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009463
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,218
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200923,737

Douglas County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 1036 SE Douglas Ave # 221, Roseburg, OR 97470, United States
Phone: 541-440-4324

Please Share Your Review of This Office

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*