Research Library

Researching the your ancestors, your home, or just curious about local history? Come visit our research library, housed in the Miller Log Museum. We are located at 605 Market Street in Lafayette, Oregon,  open Wed., Fri. and Sat. from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Contact Us If you are researching Yamhill County history or your family's history. please provided plenty of information for our researchers. Please tell us what you are researching. The more detail, the better our staff can respond. Important information can be found in related surnames, spelling derivations, dates, etc.

Library Resources

Yamhill County Oregon Research Material

  • Birth Certificates 1903-1912
  • Cemetary Records
  • Census Records 1850 to 1910
  • Death Certificates 1904-1955
  • Donation Land Claim Records
  • Family Surname Files
  • School Histories
  • General Oregon history books
  • Oral History CDs


Other Yamhill County History Resources


Yamhill County Historical Records Index (State Archives)

  • Lists historic records available at Oregon State Archives, and Yamhill County Clerk and Planning departments. Also has list of School records at YCHS

Oregon Historic Sites Database

Historic Aerials (Aerial photos from 1950s to present)


Yamhill County Newspapers on microfilm (University of Oregon)

News Register Archives 1999-present

Newberg Graphic

Dayton Tribune (Misc years) 

Sheridan Sun (Misc years)




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