Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Crook County Records Inventory
Maps, Plans, and Drawings
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.
The searchable Map Research GIS tool includes layers related to livestock, wildlife, railroads, roads, sewer and water lines, elevations, federal land, school boundaries, fire and parks districts, subdivisions, precincts, zoning, urban growth boundary, rivers, lakes, flood plains, and other features. Many of the maps listed below that were created from 2002 to the present are available for purchase from the Crook County GIS Department.
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
1910 [Assessor's Plat Book-by township and range], 1910 (1 volume);
Buildings [Plans-includes courthouse, jail, high school, and nursing home], 1904-1959 (ca.70 drawings);
CC Lands [Maps-includes surveys and partitions], 1924-1982 (ca.30 maps);
City Maps [Prineville], 1907-1965 (ca.20 maps);
Comprehensive Water and Sewer Plan [Crook County-includes draft plan and maps], 1972 (2 volumes);
Destination Resort Overlay [Maps], 2002 (6 maps);
Index of Maps Clerk's Vault, 1902-2002 (1 binder);
Map of Prineville, 1922 (1 map);
Maps Blueprints [Miscellaneous-includes road, road right of way, high school, subdivision, and flood control], 1938-1958 (ca.75 maps and drawings);
Metsker's Atlas of Crook County Oregon [includes land ownership notations], 1938 (1 volume);
Misc. [Maps and Plans-includes airport, radio transmitter, gravel pit, 1990 precensus map], 1935-1991 (ca.30 maps and drawings);
Old Map of Crook County, 1919 (1 map);
Pre-1916 County [Maps-includes canals and irrigation], 1902-1910 (ca.30 maps);
Prineville [Map], 1951 (1 map);
[Rural Directory and Route Maps], 1974 (3 volumes).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
City of Prineville Map [Wall Map], 1951 (1 map);
Ochoco National Forest [Wall Map-includes district overlays], n.d. (1 map);
Voting Precincts [Crook County-Wall Map], 2005 (1 map).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Planning Department Reception Room:
Crook County Destination Resort Overlay [Wall Map], 2006 (1 map);
Deer, Elk and Antelope Ranges [Wall Map], 2003 (1 map).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Planning Department Director's Office:
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps and Aerial Photographs-includes watershed, airport, flood control, etc.], ca.1960-present (ca.100 maps and photographs);
[Wetlands Inventory Atlas-large scale], 1991 (1 volume).
Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Planning Department Director's Office Map Cabinet:
Aerial Photos [contains land classification maps-Crooked River Project], 1957 (ca.75 maps);
Prineville Reservoir [Maps and Drawings], ca.1960-ca.1976 (ca.30 maps and drawings);
Topo Maps [U.S. Geological Survey Topographical], ca.1946-ca.1981 (ca.50 maps).
Records at the Crook County Assessor's Office:
[Assessor's Plats], n.d.-present (6 volumes);
Metsker's Map of Crook County [Wall Map], n.d. (1 map).
Records at the Chukar Point Building, Crook County Surveyor's Office:
[Flood Insurance Rate Maps], 1989 (.30 cu.ft.);
[Land Classification Plats-Ochoco Irrigation District], 1919 (1 volume);
[U.S. Geological Survey Topographic Maps], ca.1962-ca.1990 (ca.200 maps).
Records at the Crook County Archives Center, Assessor's Storage Cage:
Old Small Maps [Assessor's], n.d. (1 volume).
Records at the Crook County Road Department Yard, Records Storage Unit 3:
Flood Hazard Maps [Boundary-Federal Insurance Administration], 1977 (.70 cu.ft.);
Map of Prineville, 1967 (1 map).
Records at the Crook County Road Department Yard, Records Storage Unit 4:
[Airport Plans], n.d. (3 drawings).
Records at the Crook County Fairgrounds, Bowman Museum Storage Building, Large Storage Room:
Assessor's Plats [large volume], vol. 2, n.d. (1 volume);
Metsker's Atlas of Crook County Oregon [with notations], 1943 (1 volume); 1954 (1 volume).
Records at the Crook County Fairgrounds, Bowman Museum Storage Building, Large Storage Room, Gray Hanging Plat Cabinets:
[Assessor's Maps-hand colored], n.d. (ca.35 maps).
Records at the A.R. Bowman Museum:
Crook County Township Maps, 1921-1937 (2.50 cu.ft.);
Metsker's Map of Crook County Oregon, 1935 (1 volume); 1943 (1 volume); 1954 (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes subdivision, vicinity, irrigation, forest, flood control, grazing, mining, Metsker's maps, etc.], ca.1869-1997 (ca.500 maps and drawings).
Records at the Crook County Web Site:
Download Maps [includes animal ranges, county zoning, destination resorts, enterprise zone, Prineville zoning and subdivisions], n.d.-present (Internet);
Measure 37 Claimants Map [PDF], 2007 (Internet).
Records at a Related Web Site:
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (Internet).