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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Coos County Records Inventory

Maps, Plans, and Drawings

1900-[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.

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Metsker's Atlas of Coos County, Oregon [also documents roads and road districts], 1958-1975 (4 volumes).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Clerk's Downstairs Archives:
Copy of Cruise [Cruise-Timber], 1926-1928 (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps and Plans-includes county jail, Coos Bay Estuary Management Plan, Coos Bay Estuary shoreline maps, coastal shoreliine inventory, county courthouse remodel, wildlife habitat, school districts, bridges, county buildings, ports, city precincts, roads, service districts, and others], ca.1900-ca.2000 (ca.500 maps and plans);
Progress Timber Reports [Cruise], 1925-1928 (.30 cu.ft.).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Assessor's Office:
[Assessor's Plat Books], ca.1979-present (32 volumes);
Soil Maps, n.d. (ca.100 maps);
State Mapping [Miscellaneous Maps-includes assessor plats, timber cruise, and land and lot books], ca.1926-ca.1974 (19 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse Annex (Owen Building), Assessor's Storage Cage:
[Assessor's Maps], ca.1991-ca.1995 (30 inches of aperture cards).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office:
Metsker's Atlas of Coos County Oregon, 1958 (1 volume); 1975 (1 volume);
Miscellaneous Maps [includes roads, subdivisions, fire districts, school district, and cities], ca.1930-ca.1980 (ca.100 maps);
Quadrangle Maps [U.S. Geological Survey], ca.1970-ca.1990 (ca.50 maps).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office Storeroom:
[Metsker's Atlas of Coos County Oregon], 1941 (.50 inch of aperture cards).

Records at the Coos County Courthouse Annex (Owen Building), Planning Department Office:
Coos County Fire Districts [Wall Map], 2000 (1 map);
County Floodplain Plat Maps, n.d.-ca.1985 (9 inches of aperture cards);
Estuary [Maps], n.d.-ca.1985 (3 inches of aperture cards);
[Flood Insurance Rate Map-Federal Emergency Management Agency], 1984 (.35 cu.ft.);
Geological Survey Maps [U.S. Geological Survey], 1970-ca.1986 (ca.100 maps);
[Miscellaneous Map Drawer Maps-includes Coquille River Estuary Management Plan (CREMP); soils, shorelands, habitat, wetlands, and other topics], ca.1982-ca.1990 (ca.150 maps);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes wetlands, shoreland, fish and wildlife, mineral, and other topics], n.d.-ca.1985 (ca.9 inches of aperture cards);
Natural Hazard Plat Maps, n.d.-ca.1985 (5 inches of aperture cards);
Wetland Plat Maps, n.d.-ca.1985 (5 inches of aperture cards).

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

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