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Clackamas County

Trillium_LakeClackamas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 375,992, making it the third-most populous county in Oregon. Its county seat is Oregon City. The county was named after the Native Americans living in the area, the Clackamas Indians, who were part of the Chinookan people.

The historic town of Oregon City is located in Clackamas County, a region also known as Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory. It’s a short drive away from some of the best recreation in the country. Oregon City, the first incorporated city west of the Rocky Mountains, marks the end of the Oregon Trail.

Mirror LakeFrom the 11,245-foot peak of its most recognized landmark, majestic Mount Hood, to the fertile Willamette Valley agritourism farms where homegrown specialties include tulips, berries, Christmas trees and wines, Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory is ripe with activities to be explored. Area offerings include historic tales stretching back to Pioneer days along the Oregon Trail and the Barlow Road, an abundance of festivals and events, diverse lodging and tax-free shopping. Year-round recreation for all skill levels stretches from the mountain (skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing) to our rivers and lakes (whitewater rafting, kayaking, fishing and swimming) our trails (mountain biking, hiking, climbing and horseback riding) and other activities such as golfing and camping.


Sheriff Sales:

A Sheriff’s Sale is a public auction sale of property held by the sheriff pursuant to a writ (court order) of execution (to seize and sell the property) to satisfy (pay) a judgment, after notice to the public. There are three types of sales that take place at these auctions, Mortgage foreclosure, Tax lien, and Tax sale. Each property is listed by its book and writ number. The highest bidder is required to immediately submit ten percent of the winning bid while at the auction. The rest of the money must be paid to the Sheriff’s Office no later than thirty days following the auction. If the money is not paid, the house/property will be auctioned off at the next sale.

Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office
807 Main Street Ste 100
Oregon City, OR 97038
Contact: Amber Hoang, Analyst, Civil Division
Tel: 503-722-2708
Fax: 503-650-3038

Trustee Sale:

A trustee sale is a sale by a property in foreclosure due to default in the loan made from the lender, who holds a trustee deed on the property. State statutes, which vary by state, govern the notice requirements for publication of the sale of the foreclosed property. A foreclosure sale can take place at public auction. The property may be sold to a third party bidder or revert back to the lender for a specified amount.

Clackamas County Court House
807 Main Street
Oregon City, OR 97045
Tel: 503-655-8670