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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Gilliam County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1885-[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. The planning and budget office does not maintain subdivision or major partition case files.

Subdivision plats dating to circa 1885 are in the Deed Record (Deeds and Indexes).

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Gilliam County Surveyor Land Partition Index [includes land partition indexes by partition number and township and range], 1993-present (1 binder);
Land Partition [Plats], 1996-present (ca.100 sheets);
[Partition Plats], 1996-1997 (2 sheets of microfilm jackets);
Partition Plats [includes four subdivision plats], 1993-present (.40 cu.ft.);
Plat Cabinet A [Subdivision, Partition, and Miscellaneous Maps-includes partitions beginning in 1993-with index], 1885-present (ca.150 plats);
[Plats-Subdivision], no. 1-32, ca.1885-ca.1978 (8 sheets of microfilm jackets);
Plats [Town and Subdivision], no. 1-32, ca.1885-ca.1978 (.50 inches of aperture cards);
Sub Division [Plats], 1997, 2005 (4 sheets of microfiche).

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Clerk's Computer Room:
[Partition Plats], 1996-1997 (2 sheets of microfiche);
[Plats-Town and Subdivision], no. 1-32, ca.1885-ca.1978 (8 sheets of microfiche).

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Planning Department Office:
CRON Files [Planning Department Land Use Action Case Files-includes documents related to zoning permits, partitions, conditional uses, and related actions], 2008-present (1 binder);
[Major and Minor Partition Case Files], 1993-present (1.75 cu.ft.);
[Subdivision Case Files-Jones Canyon-Commercial Utility Subdivision], 2005 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Lower Vault:
Codified Zoning Ordinance [Gilliam County Zoning and Land Development Ordinance], 1947-2005 (.20 cu.ft.);
CRON Files [Planning Department Land Use Action Case Files-includes documents related to zoning permits, partitions, conditional uses, and related actions], 2005-2007 (1 cu.ft.); 2008 (1 binder);
Record of Town Plats [includes only the International Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) cemetery], 1913 (1 volume).

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Assessor's Office:
[Town Plat Book-corduroy cover], n.d. (1 volume).

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