Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clatsop County Records Inventory

Aerial Photographs


Series provides visual documentation of changes made to county lands through development and by natural and man-made disasters. The photographs are taken at intervals along a series of flight paths to attain coverage of all or part of a county. They generally include flight path or township, range, and section numbers; show natural and man-made features; and are produced in black and white or color prints to varying scales. An index by quadrant may also be included.

Clatsop County Web Maps interactive digital maps include aerial photograph; survey; tax lot; road; election, fire, and school district; flood plain; zoning; and other information. The University of Oregon, Map & Aerial Photography Library Aerial Photograph Collection includes aerial photographs from most Oregon counties.

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 820, Assessment and Taxation Dept. Office, Cartography Area:
Aerial Photos [with index], 1977 (ca.250 photographs); 1984 (ca.360 photographs); 1988 (ca.400 photographs); 1991 (50 photographs);
CH2M Hill Orthos [Aerial Photomaps], 1973 (187 photographs);
[Clatsop County Soil Survey-Aerial Photomaps], 1973 (ca.100 photomaps);
Seaside Aerial Orthos [Photographic Negatives of CH2M Hill Aerial Photographs], 1973 (ca.70 photographs);
Township Cronoflex [Aerial Photographic Negatives-by township and range], n.d. (28 photographs).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 800, Land Use Planning Division Storage Room 120, Map Area:
187 Map Contours [Aerial Photomaps-map drawer 7], 1973 (ca.50 maps);
Active Dune Overlay Maps [Aerial Photomaps-rolled], 1973 (ca.50 maps);
Beaches & Dunes Overlay [Aerial Photomaps-map drawer 7], ca.1978 (8 maps);
Goal 18 Shoreline Protection Structures [Comprehensive Plan Aerial Photomaps-rolled], 2015 (ca.20 photomaps).

Records at the Clatsop County Roads Division Office, Vault:
Aerial Photo Indexes [Flight Line], 1950-ca.1987 (ca.10 maps);
[Aerial Photographs-color] 1987-1988 (ca.500 photographs);
Aerial Photos [Photo Contour Maps], 1973 (187 photographs);
Aerial Photos [with index], 1958 (ca.1125 photographs); 1966 (ca.1125 photographs); 1970 (ca.1125 photographs);
Miscellaneous Aerial Photos, ca.1961-1962 (ca.15 photographs);
Photos [Aerial], 1950 (ca.500 photographs); 1953 (ca.500 photographs).

Records at the Clatsop County Historical Society, Archives:
[Aerial Photographs-large scale], 1953-1954 (ca.150 photographs).


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