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County Clerk & Records

Derrin "Dag" Robinson, County Clerk/Recorder    
450 N. Buena Vista #14
Burns, OR 97720
Phone: 541-573-6641
FAX: 541-573-8370

Tammy Johnston, Chief Deputy Clerk
Phone: 541-573-6641

Birth, Death & Vital Records ~ Elections ~ Marriage Licenses ~ Passports ~ Probate
Recording & Records Research ~ Tax Appeals

Follow this link to view Harney County Election Results 

The County Clerk is the official record keeper for Harney County.

The Records Division administers public records, legal recordings including all real property transactions, Commissioner's Journal documents, marriage licenses, passports, OLCC licenses, county archives and abandoned personal property in accordance with federal, state and local laws.  The division records the following documents for public record: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, marriage licenses, town and partition plat maps.  County records include: County Court, County Planning Commission, and special district and cities.  The Clerk is responsible for managing records as prescribed by Oregon Revised Statutes.

The County Clerk is also the Clerk of the County Court and in that capacity keeps and writes minutes of County Court proceedings. The County Clerk is also Clerk of the Probate Court and Clerk of the Board of Property Tax Appeals.

The County Clerk issues marriage licenses, accepts applications for passports and OLCC licenses; performs marriages; and coordinates and records Board of Property Tax Appeal hearings.

In addition to processing all records of public transactions, the Clerk must maintain the microfilm collection providing security and preservation of all records through archives management while providing access to such public records.

The County Clerk is the chief election official of the County. The County Clerk conducts all elections within Harney County and registers voters, insuring compliance with federal, state and local laws.

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Photo: Harney County Clerk Dag Robinson. Follow this link to view Dag Robinson's bio.

The office checks ballot measures for timeliness and to make sure they are worded accurately as required by law. The office prepares and maintains records related to voting activities and candidate services. The clerk provides uniformity in the application, operation and interpretation of election laws and ensures that the public is provided with complete and accurate information.

How To Contact Us:

  • Reach us by phone at:  (541) 573-6641 
  • Fax us at: (541) 573-8370
  • E-mail us at:
  • Visit us at: 450 N Buena Vista
  • Mail your inquiries to:
               Harney County Clerk
               450 N Buena Vista #14
               Burns, OR 97720

We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed from 12-1 p.m.

Public Meeting Quick Reference Guide 

Follow this link to make convenient online payments in the County Clerk and Recorder Office.

Find out if you are registered to Vote, at the state's "Am I Registered to Vote?" website.

Harney County
Election Results

Check out the latest election and voting on measures brought forward.  Archives of past elections are also available in .pdf.