Washington County OR

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

Washington County, Oregon Overview

Washington County is in the northwestern region of Oregon. Its county seat is Hillsboro which is also the largest city in the area. The county aws created in 1843 and originally named Twality. In 1949, the county was renamed after George Washington, the first US President, by the territorial legislature. The county has 726 square miles in total with an estimated population of 582,779 (2016 survey), making it the second most populated county in the state. The county is bordered by Columbia County in the north, Multnomah County in the east, Clackamas County in the southeast, Yamhill County in the south, and Tillamook County in the west. The zip codes are 97005, 97006, 97007, 97008, 97062, 97075, 97076, 97077, 97078, 97106, 97109, 97113, 97116, 97117, 97119, 97123, 97124, 97125, 97133, 97140, 97144, 97223, 97224, 97225, and 97229.

Washington County Officials Information

The Assessment & Taxation department of Washington County is responsible for the appraisal and assessment of all property in the county; the collection of property taxes; the recording and filing of documents such as deeds, mortgages, contracts, and tax liens; the maintenance of a complete set of taxlot maps; the recording of land plats; the issuance of marriage licenses; the administration of elections in the county; and the preservation of county public records. The public can request copies of public records by mail or in person. You will need to provide the instrument number or book and page number to order copies. Copy charges made by the staff is $4 for the first page and $0.25 for each additional page. The public can also download BoPTA forms, Deferral Programs forms, Property Tax forms, Tax Court forms, Change of Address forms, Transfer Tax Exemption Applications, and Property Tax Publications through the department’s website.

Assessment & Taxation Department:

Address: 161 NW Adams Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97124
Phone: 503-846-8741

Washington Court Records Information

Court records can be viewed or requested at the Public Records Review Room #110J which is on the first floor of the Justice Services Building at 150 N 1st Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97124. Court records are available for viewing Monday through Friday, from 8am to 5pm, at the Washington County Courthouse. The records department will aid the public with records searches and copies of court documents. All copy requests must be made in person or by mail and will be handled on a first come, first serve basis. Copies are $0.25 per page. Certified copies cost $5.00 per document plus $0.25 cents per page. Exemplified copies are $10.00 per document plus $0.25 cents per page.

Washington, OR Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009650,354
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200917,032
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20094,114
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20094,036
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20092,555
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20095,936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200913,805
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200968,889
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200911,720
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200917,517
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20093,218
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009112,452
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20092,076
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,884
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200963,603
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200920,898
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009874
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200921,703
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200910,076
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20092,468
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20096,960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200912,389
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200918,733
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009705
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20092,639
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200917,441
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20094,838
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20091,935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20095,493
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009504
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009169,830

Washington County Recording Office

Address: 155 N 1st Ave,Ste 130, MS 9, Hillsboro, OR 97124, United States
Phone: 503-846-8751

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