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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clatsop County Records Inventory

Maps, Plans, and Drawings

1911-[ongoing]

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.

Clatsop County Web Maps interactive digital maps include tax lot; election, fire, and school district; flood plain; and zoning information.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Circuit Court Exhibits [includes Bear Creek Dam and Astoria Waterworks Plans], 1911-1912 (.10 cu.ft.);
Port of Astoria Plans, 1919 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Courthouse, Upper Main Vault:
Census [Maps-Clatsop County], ca.1995 (ca.40 maps);
[Clatsop County Properties-Inventory Record-includes plans of courthouse and jail], 1940-1951 (2 volumes);
Columbia River Estuary Inventory [includes maps], 1972 (1 binder);
Metsker's Atlas of Clatsop County Oregon, n.d. (1 volume);
[RR Maps-Railroad], n.d. (.50 inch of aperture cards).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 820, Assessment and Taxation Dept. Office, Assessment Counter:
[Assessor's Maps], n.d.-present (18 volumes);
Sanborn Fire Insurance Map [Astoria], 1956-1958 (1 volume);
Sanborn Fire Insurance Map [Seaside], 1921-1963 (1 volume).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 820, Assessment and Taxation Dept. Office, Cartography Area:
[Assessor's Land Ownership Maps], ca.1948 (5 volumes);
[Assessor's Plats-Mylar], 1954-present (ca.6 cu.ft.);
Astoria [Land Ownership Maps-Linen], 1924 (ca.40 maps);
[Bonneville Power Administration Transmission Line Map Book], 1969 (1 volume);
[Columbia River Ownership-Division of State Lands Maps-with index], 1977 (20 maps);
Metsker's Atlas of Clatsop County Oregon, 1956 (1 volume); 1974 (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes road survey, assessor's base maps, topographic, county, etc.-rolled], ca.1913-present (ca.200 maps);
Old Plat Maps [Assessor's-Linen], ca.1920 (ca.20 maps);
[Soil Conservation Maps], n.d. (7 volumes);
Township Maps, n.d. (ca.40 maps);
Zone Line [Coastal Vegetation Maps-with index], 1967 (44 maps).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 800, Land Use Planning Division Storage Room 120:
Air Photos [includes topographic maps], ca.1953-ca.1970 (ca.100 photographs and maps);
Census Maps, 1990 (ca.30 maps);
Clatsop Plains [Maps], 1973-1983 (ca.50 maps);
Crest Wetlands [Maps], ca.1965-ca.1986 (ca.50 maps);
Districts Countywide [Maps-also includes hazards, highways, and forest protection districts], ca.1970-ca.1986 (ca.50 maps);
FEMA Work Maps [Federal Emergency Management Agency], 1976 (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes Metsker's, zoning, etc.], ca.1966-ca.1979 (ca.2 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps-includes vicinity, quadrangle, zoning], ca.2000-present (ca.30 maps);
[Photo Contour Maps-North County Area-rolled], 1973 (ca.20 photomaps);
Regional Study Areas [Maps], 1972-1975 (ca.25 maps);
Water [ Drainage Basin Maps], 1972-1979 (ca.15 maps).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 800, Land Use Planning Division Office, Counter Area:
Flood Rate Insurance Map, ca.1978-ca.1999 (.35 cu.ft.); 2010 (.35 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Roads Division Office, Vault:
Bonneville Power Administration [Maps], ca.1940-ca.1968 (ca.200 maps);
City Area Maps, n.d. (ca.35 maps);
Columbia River [Miscellaneous Maps-includes district maps], ca.1924-ca.1970 (ca.75 maps);
County Parks [Maps and Plans], ca.1939-ca.1990 (ca.50 maps);
Diking Districts [Maps], ca.1925-ca.1984 (ca.50 maps);
Flood Insurance Study [Maps], 1976 (ca.100 maps);
Metsker's Atlas of Clatsop County Oregon, 1930 (1 volume); 1956 (1 volume); 1974 (1 volume); n.d. (1 volume);
Ocean Shores Boundary [Maps-Vegetation Line], 1967 (31 maps); 1973 (27 maps);
USGS Quad Maps [United States Geological Survey Quadrangle], 1949-1988 (ca.20 maps).

Records at the Clatsop County Judge Guy Boyington Building, Records Storage Room:
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes county hospital, vicinity, county, districts, Port of Astoria, Elk's Lodge, Tongue Point, etc.], ca.1912-ca.1981 (ca.150 maps and plans).

Records at the Clatsop County Judge Guy Boyington Building, Vault #1:
The Columbia River Estuary Atlas of Physical and Biological Characteristics [includes maps], 1984 (1 volume).

Records at the Clatsop County Historical Society, Archives:
[Assessor's Plat Book-includes colored drawings-large scale], n.d. (1 volume);
Metsker's Atlas of Clatsop County Oregon, 1930 (1 volume); n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Clatsop County Web Site:
County Parks Master Plan [includes maps], 2010-present (Internet);
Geographic Information Systems Maps [includes streets, relief, and watershed], ca.2006-present (Internet).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (Internet).

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