Wheeler County Recorder of Deeds in Fossil Oregon

Address and phone number for Wheeler County Recorder of Deeds, a Recorder Of Deeds, at PO Box 327, Fossil OR.


Name
Wheeler County Recorder of Deeds
Address
PO Box 327, Fossil, Oregon, 97830
Phone
541-763-2400
Fax
541-763-2026

About the Wheeler County Recorder of Deeds

The Wheeler County Recorder of Deeds, located in Fossil, Oregon is a centralized office where public records are recorded, indexed, and stored in Wheeler County, OR. The purpose of the Recorder of Deeds is to ensure the accuracy of Wheeler County property and land records and to preserve their continuity.

Property owners may contact the Register of Deeds for questions about:
  • Wheeler County property records
  • Lien searches
  • Deed and title searches in Wheeler County, Oregon
  • Property ownership and transfers
  • Military discharge records
Wheeler County Property Records

Land and property records maintained by the Wheeler County Registry of Deeds include a wide range of documents, such as deeds and their related easements, rights of way, liens, covenants, and restrictions, as well as mortgages and related documents. The operations of the Recorder of Deeds are governed to a large extent by Oregon state recording statutes. These statutes establish how real estate ownership documents are to be recorded and tracked in the Wheeler County deeds registry, and how conflicts of ownership are to be settled.

Real Estate Records

In addition to recording and indexing real estate property documents, the Wheeler County Recorder of Deeds certifies documents, collects and distributes real estate transfer taxes, collects other fees, and provides some services otherwise associated with Wheeler County Clerk's Offices.

Title & Lien Searches in Wheeler County

The Recorder of Deeds provides access to real estate property documents for title searches in Wheeler County. Title searches are necessary for verifying current ownership and the chain of a property's ownership, as well as any liens or other claims on the property. The Fossil Register's Office compiles property index databases that enable computerized searches of existing real estate records. While most records are kept in a combination of bound books and microfilm, the Wheeler County Recorder of Deeds maintains electronic versions of more recent real estate documents.

Wheeler County, Oregon Military Discharge Records

The Recorder of Deeds is often responsible for maintaining military discharge records, which are not considered open to the public. The Wheeler County Registrar's Office records and indexes the documents and ensures their confidentiality, disclosing them only to the veteran, their family members, or representatives authorized by the veteran.

Government Records

The Recorder of Deeds also records and indexes power of attorney documents, charters of non-profit organizations, and notary public commissions.

Contact the Wheeler County Recorder of Deeds

You may contact the Recorder of Deeds by calling 541-763-2400, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Wheeler County Recorder of Deeds, PO Box 327, Fossil, Oregon, 97830


Map of Wheeler County Recorder of Deeds in Fossil Oregon


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