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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Curry County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1865-[ongoing]

Series documents the subdividing and partitioning of land within the county. Records include survey notes, correspondence, photographs, satisfaction of agreements, maps of subdivided and partitioned land, and contracts and permits. Information includes subdivision names; lot, street, and alley dimensions; and township, range, and section numbers of land to be subdivided or partitioned.

Records at the Curry County Courthouse, Clerk's Office Vault:
Index to Plats [Subdivision], 1907-1990 (1 volume);
Plat Book [Subdivision-unbound], vol. 1, 1907-1958 (1 volume);
Record of Town Plats [Subdivision and Partitions-with index], vol. 1A, 1889-1915 (1 volume);
[Subdivision and Partition Plats], 1865-present (ca.1000 maps);
Subdivision Ordinance, 1974 (1 volume).

Records at the Curry County Courthouse Annex, Surveyor's Office:
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes highway, topographic, flood plain, subdivision, county roads, ports, airport, hospital, etc.], ca.1920-present (ca.1000 maps and drawings);
Plat Maps [Subdivision and Partition], 1907-present (7 cu.ft.);
[Wall Mounted Survey Index-indexes filed surveys, subdivisions, and partitions], ca.1865-present (12 volumes).

Records at the Curry County Courthouse Annex, Surveyor's Office Research Room:
Plat Index [Subdivision and Partition-includes roads], 1865-present (1 binder);
[Subdivision and Partition Plats-copies], 1865-present (8 cu.ft.);
[Wall Mounted Survey Index-indexes filed surveys, subdivisions, and partitions], ca.1865-present (12 volumes).

Records at the Curry County Courthouse Annex, Surveyor's Office Adjacent Storage Room, Gray Plat Cabinet:
[Town Plats-Subdivision], 1865-ca.1907 (ca.40 plats).

Records at the Curry County Courthouse Annex, County Storage Room, Surveyor's Area:
[Don Cormack Survey Maps and Subdivision Plats], ca.1951-ca.1997 (1 volume);
Recorded Plats Brookings [Subdivision-copies], 1966-ca.1969 (1 volume);
[Subdivision Plats], ca.1922-1967 (1 volume).

Records at the Curry County Courthouse Annex, Planning Division Office:
BOC Ordinances Relating to Land Use Planning [Board of Commissioners-includes comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, and subdivision ordinance information], 1972-n.d. (1 binder);
Curry County Subdivision/Land Division Ordinance History [Records], 1974-present (1 binder);
Land Use Action Index Cards [indexes comprehensive plan, zone change, subdivision, and partition actions], ca.1972-present (1 cu.ft.);
Subdivision Ordinance, 1974 (1 volume);
Major Partitions [Case Files], 1974-present (6 cu.ft.);
Minor Partitions [Case Files], 1974-present (28 cu.ft.);
Subdivision [Case Files], 1974-present (10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Curry County Road Department Office:
Major Partitions Minor Partitions [Case Files-road related], ca.1970-ca.1993 (2.50 cu.ft.);
Planning [Partition Case Files-related to roads], 1992-2002 (5 cu.ft.);
Subdivision Plats [Case Files-road related], ca.1970-ca.1993 (4 cu.ft.).

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