Research Library

Researching 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.

NOTE: We will be closed Dec. 25-29. We will also be closed the month of January for cleaning and organizing. 

Please review the materials shown to learn what resources we have

Library Resources

Yamhill County Oregon Research Material

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.

NOTE: Due to staffing limitations, extensive research inquires via phone or email will incur a fee. 


Yamhill County Genealogical Society Research Library 

Located within the YCHS Miller Cabin, the Yamhill County Genealogical Society Research Library contains genealogical materials available for public research. Most materials are  for Oregon, but there are some US, and even some international materials available. The YCGS library is open whenever the Miller Cabin is open.


Other Yamhill County History Resources

Yamhill County Surveyor Online Resources

Yamhill County Records 1857-1963 (Family Search)

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

Yamhill County Cemeteries (Find A Grave)

Historic Aerials (Aerial photos from 1950s to present)

Vintage Aerial (Aerial Photos of Farms 1960s-1980s)

Oregon Pioneers


Yamhill County Newspapers on microfilm (University of Oregon)

News Register Archives 1999-present

Newberg Graphic

Newberg Graphic 1889-1922 (Historic Oregon Newspapers)

Dayton Tribune (Misc years) 

Dayton Tribune (1970 - 1973, 1975 - 1976, 1979, and 2003 - 2006)

Dayton Tribune (1963)

Dayton Herald (June 3, 1904)

Sheridan Sun (Misc years)

Salem Newspapers (often include Yamhill Co. Stories)

George Fox University: The Crescent newspaper (1891 to present)




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