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Multnomah County History


Multnomah County History Books  This is a list of books and publications about Multnomah County history and its communities during the past 60 years.

Multnomah County Government Historical Records Guide  Learn about where
the county records are located. Some are located with the Multnomah County Records Management Program.

National Register sites in Multnomah County Discover the places in Multnomah County that are in the National Register of Historic Places.

Historic cemeteries in Multnomah County  Find the historic cemeteries in Multnomah County that are registered with the Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries.

Historic Multnomah County newspapers  Search digitized images of historic Multnomah County newspaper pages.

Century Farms and Ranches  More than 20 farms in Multhomah County have been designated Oregon Century Farms because they have been operated by the same family for more than 100 years.

Historic Mining Information  Learn about the mineral propsects, occurrence and mines in Multnomah County.


Research Assistance

Research Tips and Sources   There is no single source to gather information. Quality research efforts require time, travel, communication and patience.

Researching a Historic Property The National Register of Historic Places prepared this publication to help researchers research a variety of historic properties.

Researching Your Historic Property  The Portland Bureau of Planning prepared this publication.

Identifying Cemetery Markers  A symbol on a marker can give an interesting piece of information about a person.


Adjacent Counties

Hood River