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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Benton County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes

1851-[ongoing]

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).

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