Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Harney County Records Inventory
Road Maps and Survey Notes
Series documents the surveying and mapping of county roads. Records include road surveyor notes, alignment, profile, and other survey maps, and road registers. Information includes legal descriptions of the roads; road names and numbers; plans and profiles; township, range, and section numbers; dates of activity; and scales. General road maps may be found in the series titled Road and Bridge Records.
Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Surveyor's Basement Storeroom:
Burns to Drinkingwater, Riley to Wagon Tire [State Highway Alignment Maps-rolled], ca.1927-ca.1954 (2 cu.ft.);
Burns to Gap Ranch, Burns to Frenchglen [State Highway Alignment Maps-rolled], ca.1925-ca.1956 (2.50 cu.ft.);
Burns to Seneca, Burns to Malheur Caves [State Highway Alignment Maps-rolled], ca.1920-ca.1963 (2.20 cu.ft.);
County Roads Map Harney County Oregon, ca.1885-ca.1948 (1 volume);
Historical Harney County Roads [includes plats and descriptions-includes originals and photocopies], ca.1886-ca.1896 (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes road, road survey, land survey, various Harney County buildings, mines, water projects, county courthouse, quarry site, city and vicinity, flood hazard-cataloged on Planning Department computer-rolled], ca.1911-present (ca.500 maps and drawings).
Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Index to Road Record [indexes survey notes, survey drawings, legal descriptions and surveyor and road viewer reports], vol. 1, 1880-1917 (1 volume);
Original Road Files [includes petitions, viewer's reports, vacations, survey drawings, legal descriptions, and related records], box 101-107, ca.1884-ca.1925 (2.35 cu.ft.);
Road Record [includes some road and subdivision survey information], vol. 2, ca.1949-1968 (1 volume);
Road Record [includes survey notes, survey drawings, legal descriptions and surveyor and road viewer reports], vol. 1, 1880-1917 (1 volume);
[Road Survey Plats and Descriptions-photocopies from volume-in map drawer], 1885-1899 (.15 cu.ft.).
Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement Records Room:
Road Record, n.d. (1 reel of microfilm).