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-Bin # 3], 1953-1987 (4 maps);
Baker County Courthouse [Plans-includes addition and remodel information-rolled-Bin # 1], ca.1961-1980 (ca.10 drawings);
Baker County [Maps-includes census, Metsker's, and vicinity-rolled-Bin # 7], ca.1955-ca.1979 (5 maps);
Federal Maps [U.S. Forest Service-rolled-Bin # 10], ca.1942-1972 (9 maps);
Miscellaneous [Maps-includes bridge, mining, park, railway, and other subjects-Bin # 12], ca.1879-1988 (26 maps);
Other County Buildings [Plans-includes fair building, jail, library, Halfway Community Building, and detention center-rolled-Bin # 2], ca.1969-1993 (ca.9 drawings);
Rural Addressing [Maps-rolled-Bin # 9], n.d.-present (6 maps);
Special Districts [Maps-includes school, utility, translator, mining, rural fire, vector control, and soil and water conservation-rolled-Bin # 4], ca.1946-1990 (ca.13 maps);
Tax Code Maps [rolled-Bin # 11], ca.1965-2004 (6 maps);
Voting Precincts [Maps-rolled-Bin # 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).
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Assessor's Office Map Room:
1962 Map Tracings [Assessor's Plats-mylar], 1962 (ca.400 plats);
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], 1952-1988 (ca.75 maps).
Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Planning Department Office, Counter:
Baker County Map Book, 2004 (1 binder);
Flood Insurance Rate Map [Federal Emergency Management Agency], 1988 (.25 cu.ft.).
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:
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).