Multnomah County Records

Search for Multnomah County OR county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of county records. These include vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research. They may also keep documents related to property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Clerk Office is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Multnomah County Clerk Portland OR 1040 Southeast Morrison Street 97214 503-988-5274


Town and City Halls are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Fairview City Hall Fairview OR 1300 Northeast Village Street 97024 503-665-7929

Gresham City Hall Gresham OR 1333 Northwest Eastman Parkway 97030 503-618-2507

Portland City Hall Portland OR 1221 Southwest 4th Avenue 97204 503-823-4000

Troutdale City Hall Troutdale OR 104 Southeast Kibling Street 97060 503-665-5175


Historical Societies are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their county records.

Frw Historical Society Portland OR 17111 Northeast Sandy Boulevard 97230 503-261-8078

Gresham Historical Society Gresham OR 410 North Main Avenue 97030 503-661-0347

Oregon Historical Society Portland OR 18905 Northeast San Rafael Street 97230 503-492-4495

Portland National Railway Historical Society Portland OR 800 Northwest 6th Avenue 97209 503-226-6747

Portland Oregon Historical Society Portland OR 1200 Southwest Park Avenue 97205 503-306-5230

Troutdale Historical Society Troutdale OR 104 Southeast Kibling Street 97060 503-661-2164

Troutdale Oregon Historical Society Troutdale OR 732 East Historic Columbia River Highway 97060 971-274-2180


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices maintain a number of property-related county records, including property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Multnomah County Assessment, Recording & Taxation Portland OR 501 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard 97214 503-988-3326


Assessor Offices determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by residents. Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

Multnomah County Assessor's Office Portland OR 501 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard 97214 503-988-3326


Recorders of Deeds keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and property tax records. The Recorder of Deeds has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Multnomah County Recorder of Deeds Portland OR PO Box 5007 97208 503-988-3326


Archives preserve historically significant documents, which can include a number of county records, such as historical birth certificates and death certificates, as well as marriage and divorce records which can be useful when performing genealogical research. Archives may also contain photographs, historical maps, personal documents, and other historical records about a specific location and the people who lived there. They may also hold historic newspapers that contain county records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Portland Archive Portland OR 1800 Southwest 6th Avenue 97201 503-865-4100

Portland Police Records Archive Portland OR 1111 Southwest 2nd Avenue 97204 503-823-0044

Portland Records Archive Portland OR 9360 North Columbia Boulevard 97203 503-823-4631