Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Crook County Records Inventory

Road and Bridge Records


Series documents the development, construction, maintenance, and improvement of county roads and bridges. Records include bonds, general road and highway maps, petitions to have roads constructed or altered, notices, complaints, vacation records, and correspondence. Information includes road numbers and names and descriptions of the activity occurring on the road. Information concerning county roads may be available on the Integrated Road Information System (IRIS) at the county road office. Technical road survey maps may be found in the series titled Road Maps and Survey Notes.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Road Supervisors Reports, 1909-1915 (.20 cu.ft.).

Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
CC Roads [Maps-includes market roads, general highway maps, and road vacation information], 1916-1990 (ca.50 maps);
Central Oregon Transportation Study [includes maps], 1972 (1 volume);
County Deeds [includes road right of way, tax, and quit claim deeds as well as agreements], ca.1922-ca.1978 (.35 cu.ft.);
County Roads [Case Files-includes surveys, field notes, petitions, and vacations], ca.1899-ca.2004 (3 cu.ft.);
County Roads Petitions Etc.[Case Files-includes surveys, field notes, petitions, and reports-boxed], 1883-1964 (.75 cu.ft.);
Crook County Atlas Urban Roads Edition [includes various features], 2005 (1 volume);
Crook County Road Atlas, 2008 (1 volume);
General Highway Map Crook County, 1971 (1 map);
Index to Files [indexes circuit court, county court, probate, and road case files], vol. 1, ca.1882-ca.1921 (1 volume);
Maps Blueprints [Miscellaneous-includes road, road right of way, high school, subdivision, and flood control], 1938-1958 (ca.75 maps and drawings);
Old Bridges Blueprints, Specifications, Etc. [boxed], ca.1904-ca.1930 (1.25 cu.ft.);
Record of Roads [includes petitions, viewers reports, bonds, road survey field notes, road survey maps, and related records-with index], vol. 1-4, 1883-1931 (4 volumes);
Roadway and Traffic Safety Management Plan [Crook County], 1977-1978 (1 volume);
State Highway Department Information [includes surveys, plans, specifications, contracts, and related records], 1921-1960 (.80 cu.ft.).

Records at the Crook County Courthouse, Community Development Department Office:
Crook County Road Atlas, 2011 (1 volume);
Roads [Miscellaneous Road Records-includes vacation information], ca.1982-present (2 cu.ft.).

Records at the Chukar Point Building, Crook County Surveyor's Office:
[Miscellaneous Highway and Road Maps-includes Prineville Railroad], ca.1923-2003 (ca.35 maps).

Records at the Crook County Road Department Yard, Records Storage Unit 4:
Record of Roads [includes some road viewers reports in front sleeve], vol. 4, 1928-1930 (1 volume);
[Road Supervisors' Reports-interfiled with related records-trifolded], ca.1895-1912 (.60 cu.ft.);
Road Supr. Reports [trifolded], ca.1894-ca.1900 (.05 cu.ft.);
Road Supr. [Supervisor's Reports-trifolded], 1899 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the A.R. Bowman Museum:
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes subdivision, cemetery, service district, railroad, topographic, city, vicinity, recreation, township, irrigation, forest, flood control, grazing, mining, Metsker's maps, roads, highways, etc.-M Series flat and rolled maps], ca.1869-ca.2006 (ca.500 maps and drawings).

Records at the Crook County Web Site:
Property Research Tool [includes maps as well as assessment, tax, tax lot card, road, zoning and related information-searchable] n.d.-present (Internet);
Road Atlas Application [includes roads, bridges, parks, railroads, trails, floodplains, federal land, and other features], 2014-present (Internet);
Transportation Documents [includes transportation system plan and Highway 126 facility corridor plan-scroll down], 2005-2012 (Internet).


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