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

Wheeler County, Oregon Overview

Wheeler County is located in Central Oregon. Its county seat is Fossil. Wheeler County was created in 1899 from portions of Crook, Grant, and Gilliam Counties. It was named in honor of an early settler, Henry H. Wheeler. The total area of the county is 1,715 square miles. Based on the 2016 census, the estimated population is 1,344. The county is bordered by Gilliam County in the north, Morrow County in the northeast, Grant County in the east, Crook County in the south, Jefferson County and Wasco County in the west. The zip codes are 97750, 97830, and 97874.

Wheeler County Officials Information

The County Clerk is responsible for maintaining a permanent public record of real estate transactions, liens, mining claim locations, plats and partitioning maps. In addition, the office handles the recording of certain records as well as preserving historical county records. The County Clerk is also tasked with the following duties: voter registration, conducting elections in the county, and maintaining election statistics. Other duties of the County Clerk include maintaining a permanent record of the official proceedings and actions taken by the County Court; acting as clerk for the Board of Property Tax Appeals; providing Notary Public services; maintaining County Survey records; serving as the County Registrar for the State Vital Records office; and issuing marriage licenses, death certificates, and birth certificates.

County Clerk’s Office:

Address: 701 Adams St., Ste. 204,
Fossil, OR 97830
Phone: (541) 763-2374
Fax: (541) 763-2026

The County Assessor/Tax Collector is tasked with setting values and calculating taxes on all properties in the county as well as collecting and administering property taxes.

County Assessor’s Office:
Address: 701 Adams St., Ste. 203, Fossil, OR 97830
Phone: (541) 763-4266
Fax: (541) 763-2026

Wheeler Court Records Information

Court records that are not sealed or confidential are available to the public. To view or get for copies of court documents, you can make your request in person or call 541.763.2541. All requests for copies will be handled in a first come, first serve basis. Fees will be calculated after the request has been made and must be paid before the copies will be made.

Wheeler, OR Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20091,678
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009317
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009378
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009283
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009108

Wheeler County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 701 Adams St # 204, Fossil, OR 97830, United States
Phone: 541-763-2400

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