Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Baker County Records Inventory
Maps, Plans, and Drawings
Series provides a visual representation of the county and of physical structures constructed on county lands. Series includes maps, plans, and drawings that vary in size, scale, and date. Included are maps, plans, and drawings of counties and cities, election precincts, courthouses and other county buildings, cemeteries, rivers, Indian reservations, school districts, construction projects, and soil classifications. General road maps may be found in the series titled Road and Bridge Records. Technical road survey maps may be found in the series titled Road Maps and Survey Notes.
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Lower Vault, Front Room:
Baker City [Maps-includes industrial area, vicinity, and zone-rolled-Map Shelf Row 4], 1953-1987 (4 maps);
Baker County Courthouse [Plans-includes addition and remodel information-rolled-Map Shelf Row 1], ca.1961-1980 (ca.10 drawings);
Baker County [Maps-includes census, Metsker's, and vicinity-rolled-Map Shelf Row 6], ca.1955-ca.1979 (6 maps);
Federal Maps [U.S. Forest Service-rolled-Map Shelf Row 8/Box A], ca.1942-1972 (9 maps);
Miscellaneous [Maps-includes bridge, mining, park, railway, and other subjects-Map Box A], ca.1879-1988 (26 maps);
Other County Buildings [Plans-includes fair building, jail, library, Halfway Community Building, and detention center-rolled-Map Shelf Row 2], ca.1969-1993 (ca.9 drawings);
Rural Addressing [Maps-rolled-Map Shelf Row 8], n.d.-present (6 maps);
Special Districts [Maps-includes school, utility, translator, mining, rural fire, vector control, and soil and water conservation-rolled-Map Shelf Rows 3-4], ca.1946-1990 (ca.13 maps);
Tax Code Maps [rolled-Map Shelf Row 9/Box A], ca.1965-2004 (6 maps);
Voting Precincts [Maps-rolled-Map Shelf Row 5], ca.1955-n.d. (4 maps).
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Upper Vault:
Baker Ore. Sanborn Map Co. [Atlas], 1944 (1 volume);
Precinct Maps, n.d. (.50 cu.ft.).
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Assessor's Office:
Soil Maps [on assessor map base], ca.1973-present (3 volumes);
Timber Type Maps [on assessor map base], ca.1974-present (1 volume).
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Assessor's Office Map Room:
[Aerial Photomaps-Bureau of Land Management], n.d. (2 volumes);
Metsker's Atlas of Baker County Oregon [modified], ca.1933-n.d. (1 volume); 1952 (2 volumes);
[Metsker's Atlas of Baker County Oregon-modified], ca.1952-n.d. (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes vicinity, railroad, district, rural addressing, powerline, topographic, etc.], ca.1937-present (ca.150 maps);
[Quadrangle Maps-United States Geological Survey], 1951-1993 (ca.150 maps);
Tracings [Miscellaneous Maps-includes assessor maps, subdivision maps, soil maps], ca.1868-ca.1996 (ca.200 maps).
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Assessor's Office, Counter:
[Assessor's Maps], n.d.-present (12 volumes).
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Planning Department Office, Counter:
Flood Insurance Rate Map [Federal Emergency Management Agency], 1988 (.25 cu.ft.);
Metsker's Atlas of Baker County Oregon 1952 (1 volume).
Records at the Baker County Road Department Office, Upstairs Records Room:
Metsker's Atlas of Baker County Oregon, 1952 (1 volume).
Records at the Baker Heritage Museum, Library/Archives:
Baker Ore. Sanborn Map Co. [Atlas], 1923 (1 volume).
Records at a Related Web Site:
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (Internet).