Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Coos County Records Inventory

Corner Survey Records


Series documents the establishment and/or restoration of survey corners or monuments by the county surveyor or registered land surveyors. Records include maps, field survey restoration notes, historical notes, and indexes. Information includes description of corners; existing markers; descriptions of new markers and any changes made to the locations; property owners; township, range, and section numbers; donation land claim information; date the new markers were set; and surveyor's signatures.

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office:
[Corner Survey Color Coded Wall Index Map], n.d. (1 map);
Locally Accepted Corners [Remonumentation Record], vol. 28, ca.2014-present (1 volume);
[Private or Public Cornerstone Restoration and Bearing Tree Record], vol. 1-27, 1886-present (27 volumes);
Remonumentation Cards, 1970-1983 (.10 cu.ft.);
Surveyors Record BT [Bearing Tree-Corner Survey-title varies], vol. 1-6, 1885-present (6 volumes);
[Survey Visual Map Index-references index books-includes corner and meander information], n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Surveyor's Drafting Office, Room 211:
[County Surveyor Field Books-includes corner survey notes], 1967-present (96 binders);
Index Field Books and Table of Contents [to survey, corner remonumentation, and road survey field books], ca.1918-2015 (1 binder).


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