Oregon Census Records Held Elsewhere

​​C​ensus Burea​u

The U.S. Census Bureau has census records that are protected by the 72-Year Rule access restrictions. Only the named person, his or her heirs or legal representatives are granted access. There is a Congressionally-mandated fee for this service.

Request to Search Records

How do I request census records that are not available from the National Archives?

National Arc​hives

All federal census records of states through 1940 are available at the National Archives and all National Archives Field Branches:
​National Archives Branches
General Reference Branch (NNRG) 7th and Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20408
​New England Region380 Trapelo Rd.
Waltham, MA 02154
Northeast Region​Military Ocean Terminal 
Bldg 22
Bayonne, NJ 07002-538
​Mid-Atlantic Region 9th & Market Sts., Rm 1350
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Southeast Region1557 St. Joseph Ave.
East Point, Georgia 30344
​Great Lakes Region7358 S. Pulaski Rd.
Chicago, IL 60629
​Central Plains Region 2312 E. Bannister Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64131
​Southwest Region501 W. Felix St.
Fort Worth, TX 76115
Rocky Mountain RegionDenver Federal Center
Bldg 48
Denver, CO 80225
Pacific Southwest Region24000 Avila Rd.
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-6719
​Pacific Sierra Region​1000 Commodore Dr.
San Bruno, CA 94066
​Pacific Alaska Region6125 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Family ​History Cente​rs

Federal census records are also available at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family History Centers.

Center for Populatio​n Research and Census

The Population Research Center annually estimates the population of each city and county in Oregon and provides population information to the state and political subdivisions. The Center has library materials from previous U.S. census and other demographic information. ​