Resources - State level

Today is:


Please let us know if you have found a resource you want to share for research in Oregon!

Oregon GenWeb Project

Oregon Health Authority
Contact: (971) 673-1190
       800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 205
       Portland, OR 97232

Oregon Vital Records
     PO Box 14050
     Portland OR 97293

The Oregon Vital Records office, known as the Center for Health Statistics (CHS), is where to get certified copies of birth certificates, death certificates, and other vital records in Oregon. This process is governed by Oregon Revised Statute and Administrative Rule.

Oregon Genealogical Society

955 Oak Alley
Eugene OR 97401
Tel. (541) 345-0399

The purpose of the Oregon Genealogical Society is: * To maintain a genealogical and historical research library in the Eugene, Oregon area. * To give assistance to other organizations and persons interested in genealogical research. * To collect, preserve and publish material of genealogical interest. * To present educational programs for those interested in genealogical research.

Oregon Historical Society

1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland OR 97205
voice 503.222.17418

The Oregon Historical Society is dedicated to making Oregon’s long, rich history visible and accessible to all.

The current CHS headquarters accommodate the administrative offices, North Baker Research Library, exhibition galleries, and museum store.

Oregon State Archives

800 Summer St. NE
Salem OR 97310
Reference Desk: (503) 373-0701, option 1
Reference email:
General Information: (503) 373-0701|| Fax: (503) 378-4118

About the Oregon State Archives

The Oregon Archival Records collection comprises a large variety of records pertaining to early Oregon to today's very active citizenry.Their on-line website easily identifies everything pertinent to genealogy research.

Genealogical Forum of Oregon

Address: 2505 SE 11th Ave, Ste B-18
                  Portland OR 97202
Phone: 503.963.1932
Hours: M, T, TH: 9:30am - 5:00pm, W, F, S: 9:30am - 8:00pm, SU: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

The National Archives at Seattle

     6125 San Point Way NE
     Seattle WA 98115-7999
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
             Closed weekends and Federal holidays.

Cindi's List

A large listing of weblinks for Oregon