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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Curry County Records Inventory

Road and Bridge Records

1856-[ongoing]

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 Curry County Courthouse, Clerk's Office Vault:
Old Road Records [includes petitions, reports, estimates, contracts, orders, field notes, road survey maps, and related records], ca.1883-ca.1956 (1 cu.ft.);
Road Department [Card Index-to construction contracts, bridges, etc.], ca.1856-1966 (.35 cu.ft.).

Records at the Curry County Courthouse, Clerk's Office Break Room:
Road Orders [Commissioners], 1962-1966 (.10 cu.ft.).

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).

Records at the Curry County Road Department Office:
Bridge Files [Case], ca.1920-present (8.50 cu.ft.);
Major Partitions Minor Partitions [Case Files-road related], ca.1970-ca.1993 (2.50 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes road and highway survey, building plans, water lines, township, bridge, airport, floodplain, quadrangle, etc.-rolled and flat], ca.1921-present (ca.400 maps and drawings);
Planning [Partition Case Files-related to roads], 1992-2002 (5 cu.ft.);
Roads [Case Files], no. 106-897, ca.1870-present (26 cu.ft.);
Subdivision Plats [Case Files-road related], ca.1970-ca.1993 (4 cu.ft.);
Vacations [Road-Case Files], ca.1926-present (2.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Curry County Web Site:
Public Interactive GIS Map System [Curry County-includes map layer information related to roads, urban growth boundaries, tax assessment, public land, taxing districts, recreation, hydrology, cities, hazards, and other topics], n.d.-present (Internet);
Quick Pick Interactive Map GIS System [Curry County-includes parcel focused map layer information related to roads, urban growth boundaries, tax assessment, public land, taxing districts, recreation, hydrology, cities, hazards, and other topics], n.d.-present (Internet).

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