Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Benton County Records Inventory
Road Maps and Survey Notes
Series documents the surveying and mapping of county roads. Records include road surveyor notes, alignment, profile, and other survey maps, and road registers. Information includes legal descriptions of the roads; road names and numbers; plans and profiles; township, range, and section numbers; dates of activity; and scales. General road maps may be found in the series titled Road and Bridge Records.
Records at the Avery Land Services Building, Self Help Area:
Field Books [Surveyor-includes roads], vol. 1-113, 1908-1948 (1 inch of microfiche);
Road Records [includes surveys, field notes, and reports], 1854-1922 (1 inch of microfiche);
Road Records [includes surveys, field notes, petitions, and vacations], no. 1-645, 1852-ca.1963 (5 inches of microfiche);
ROW [Road Right of Way Index Maps], ca.1854-present (7 volumes).
Records at the Avery Land Services Building, Vault:
"City Books" Corvallis Field Survey Books [includes mostly streets], 1880-1941 (87 volumes);
"City Books" Index [to Corvallis Field Survey Books], 1880-1941 (.05 cu.ft.);
County Roads [Maps-rolled], ca.1920-ca.1985 (ca.500 maps);
[County Road Survey Plats-hardboard cover], 1922-ca.1948 (1 volume);
Field Books [Survey-includes roads-title varies], vol. 1-113, 1908-1948 (113 volumes);
Index of Survey Notes [Field Books-includes roads], 1908-1948 (1 volume);
Miscellaneous [Field Notes-includes roads, parks, and bike paths], ca.1939-ca.1985 (1.25 cu.ft.);
[Mylar County Road Maps], ca.1920-ca.1985 (ca.500 maps);
Record of Roads [includes surveys, notes, and reports-with index], vol. 2, 1887-1922 (1 volume);
Road Maps [boxed], no. 1-645, 1855-ca.1963 (1.20 cu.ft.);
Road Notes [Survey], ca.1920-ca.1992 (4.50 cu.ft.);
Road Record [includes surveys, notes, and reports-with index], vol. 1, 1854-1887 (1 volume);
[State Highway Rolled and Flat Maps], ca.1919-present (ca.400 maps).
Records at the Avery Land Services Building, Rotating Files Cabinet:
[Road Files-Case-includes road rights of way and other actions], n.d.-present (ca.50 cu.ft.);
[Road Vacation Records-includes subdivisions], ca.1986-present (3 cu.ft.).
Records at the Benton County Courthouse, Clerk's Archive Vault:
Ledger Descriptions of Road Districts [Legal], ca.1859-1906 (1 volume);
Public Works RD [Road Establishment and Survey Case Files], no. 1-645, 1851-ca.1974 (8 inches of microfilm jackets);
[Road Case Files-includes petitions, reports, orders, resolutions, road survey maps, and related records], no. 1-250, ca.1851-ca.1946 (3 cu.ft.);
[Road Profiles-Maps], no. 34-644, n.d. (2 reels of microfilm);
[Road Surveys-Maps], no. 1-645, n.d. (10 reels of microfilm).
Records at the Benton County Courthouse, Clerk's Archive Vault, Side Room:
[Road Case Files-includes petitions, reports, orders, resolutions, road survey maps, and related records], no. 251-645, ca.1890-ca.1971 (5.75 cu.ft.);
Roads Transcribed to Lincoln County [Case Files-includes survey information, road viewers' reports, etc.], ca.1879-ca.1891 (.50 cu.ft.).
Records at the Benton County Web Site:
County Road Map Atlas, 2004 (Internet).