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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clackamas County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes

1846-[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.

Newer road engineering case files and related records are imaged and maintained in the county's ApplicationXtender software.

Records at the Clackamas County Development Services Building, Surveyor's Office File Room 311:
County Roads [Case Files-includes field notes, petitions, vacations, and related records], no. 1-3435, ca.1847-present (35 cu.ft.);
County Roads [Strip Maps-rolled], ca.1925-ca.1970 (ca.200 maps);
County Roads [Survey Field Books], ca.1920-ca.1962 (3 cu.ft.);
County Surveyor's Field Books [includes road surveys], no. 0-411, 1955-1985 (411 volumes);
Index to File Drawers A Thru Z [indexes A to Z Letter Series maps, DTM plats, LP corner maps, and some surveys], ca.1853-ca.1985 (1 binder);
Market Road Notes Office Copies, ca.1900-ca.1936 (48 volumes);
Market Roads [Strip Maps-includes profiles-rolled], ca.1920-ca.1940 (ca.300 maps);
Market Roads [Survey Field Books], ca.1900-ca.1936 (4 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plats-formerly "A-Z Letter Series," now "SN series"-includes road, bridge, subdivision, corner restoration, survey, and miscellaneous maps and plats], ca.1853-ca.1990 (ca.2000 maps and plats);
Misc. Field Books [Miscellaneous Surveyor-includes road surveys], no. 420-477, ca.1985-ca.2000 (ca.58 volumes);
[Old Roads Prior to 1864-Register-includes survey and establishment information], ca.1846-1983 (1 binder);
[Pigeon Hole Maps-Miscellaneous Rolled Maps-includes road, road survey, railroad, Oregon Territory, etc.-with index], ca.1850-ca.1992 (ca.300 maps);
Rd. Book #1 Tracings [Record of Roads-Field Notes and Drawings-copy], 1864-1881 (.35 cu.ft.);
Rd. Book #6 [Record of Roads-Field Notes and Drawings-copy], 1911-1915 (.30 cu.ft.);
Record of Roads [includes field notes, drawings, orders, vacations, and related records-documents road numbers 1-3381-title varies], vol. 1-11, 1864-1983 (11 volumes);
Road Book [on assessor's map base-with notations], ca.1950-ca.1969 (1 volume);
Road Surveys [Maps-rolled and flat], ca.1910-ca.1964 (ca.300 maps);
Road Surveys [Plat-includes other plats], no. A.1-Z.170, ca.1850-ca.1992 (24 inches of microfilm jackets);
Road Surveys [Strip Maps], no. PHA.1-XX.6, n.d. (5 inches of microfilm jackets);
Super Highway [Highway 99E Survey Field Notes and Maps-rolled], ca.1928-ca.1934 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clackamas County Development Services Building, Surveyor's Office Suite 325, Public Research Area:
County Road Books [Record of Roads-includes field notes, drawings, orders, vacations, and related records-documents road numbers 1-2719], vol. 1-10, 1864-1963 (25 inches of aperture cards);
County Roads Notes [Case Files-includes field notes, petitions, vacations, and related records], no. 1-3416, ca.1847-ca.1998 (36 inches of microfiche);
Road Surveys [Plat-includes other plats], no. A.1-Z.170, ca.1850-ca.1992 (18 inches of microfiche).

Records at the Clackamas County Archives, Security Microfilm Storage:
Road Surveys [Records], n.d. (15 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Clackamas County Web Site:
Transportation Engineering Maps [includes classification, bikeway, pedestrian, and urban area freight], ca.2008-present (Internet).

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