Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Grant 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.
Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Plat Book [Assessor's], 1894-1910 (2 volumes).
Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
[County Courthouse Plans], ca.1952 (4 drawings);
Depot Park Prairie City [Plans], 1975 (10 drawings);
Index Map Grant County [Wall Map], n.d. (1 map);
Metsker's Atlas of Grant County Oregon, 1935 (1 volume);
[Old County Courthouse Plans], 1939 (ca.10 drawings);
[Quadrangle Maps-Grant County], 1978 (6 maps).
Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Assessors Plat Books [very large format], n.d. (2 volumes);
[City Maps-State Tax Commission], 1950 (ca.50 maps);
Courthouse Blueprints, 1951 (ca.30 drawings);
Courthouse Remodel [Plans], 1993 (7 drawings);
Flood Insurance Rate Map Grant Co., 1979 (18 maps);
Grant County [Records in Opposition to 1983 HR 1149 Wilderness Legislation-includes maps], 1983 (3 volumes);
John Day and Canyon City [City and Vicinity Maps], 1978 (4 maps);
Kiddie Kastle [Child Care Center Plans], 1993-1994 (10 drawings);
Library Blueprints, 1956 (4 drawings);
Long Creek Cemetery [Plat], 1981 (1 map);
Plans and Specifications [includes county courthouse and bridges], 1882-1887 (.20 cu.ft.);
Township and Range Maps, n.d. (1.20 cu.ft.).
Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Assessor's Office:
[Assessor's Plats-Current Counter Copy], n.d.-present (6 volumes);
[Assessor's Plats-Current Flat File Copy], n.d.-present (6 volumes);
Obsolete Maps [Assessor's Plats], ca.1973-ca.2007 (6 volumes);
Soils Maps, n.d. (4 volumes).
Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Assessor's Office, Side Room:
Metsker's Atlas of Grant County Oregon [includes assessor's notations], 1935 (2 volumes).
Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Planning Department Office:
Anadromous Fish Streams [Map], 1989 (1 map);
Flood Maps [Flood Insurance Rate Map], 1982-1984 (.35 cu.ft.);
[John Day River Basin Maps], 1976 (1 map); 1986 (1 map);
Scenic Waterways [Maps], 1992 (1 map);
[Vicinity Wall Maps], 1986-1994 (11 maps).
Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Planning Department Office Break Room:
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes zoning, highway, fish and game, soils, wetlands, forestry, flood zone, airport, subdivision, and partition], ca.1975-present (ca.100 maps);
National Wetlands Inventory Maps, 1995 (ca.75 maps);
Wetlands Inventory Map Index [Wall Map], 1993 (1 map).
Records at the Grant County Courthouse, Planning Department Director's Office:
Flood Insurance Rate Map, 1982-1987 (.35 cu.ft.);
Wildlife Winter Range [Wall Map], 1978 (1 map).
Records at the Grant County Road Department Office:
Metsker's Atlas of Grant County Oregon, 1935 (1 volume).
Records at the Grant County Road Department Office, Storage Room:
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps-includes county roads, state highways, and topographic], ca.1924-present (ca.80 maps).
Records at a Related Web Site:
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (Internet).