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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Hood River County Records Inventory

Maps, Plans, and Drawings

1899-[ongoing]

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.

The Hood River County WebMap GIS online mapping application on the Hood River County Web site includes layers with information including parcels, townships, sections, elevation, towns, roads, railroads, city limits, county boundaries, assessor's maps, National Scenic Area, water bodies, streams, high value farms, parks, major land owners and related topics.

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., Records and Assessment Dept. Office:
[Assessor's Maps], n.d.-present (3 volumes);
Hood River County Voting Precincts [Wall Map], n.d. (1 map);
Precinct Maps and Road names [Record], ca.1977-ca.1985 (1 binder);
Sales History Maps [title varies], ca.1997-ca.2007 (5 volumes);
Tax Code Areas [Wall Map], n.d. (1 map).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., Appraiser's Office:
[Assessor's Maps], ca.2002-ca.2011 (3 volumes);
Hood River City Limits and Urban Growth Boundary Zoning Map [Wall Map], 2007 (1 map);
Hood River County Code Map [Assessment-Wall Maps], 2007 (2 maps);
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes city and city zoning], ca.1965-ca.2003 (ca.40 drawings);
[Soil Classification Plats], n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., Planning Division Office, Conference Room:
Fire, Irrigation & Water Districts Miscellaneous [Maps-also includes earthquake hazard, national forest, and city zoning], ca.1977-2003 (ca.100 maps);
NSA Maps [National Scenic Area], 1993-1997 (ca.50 maps);
Topo Maps [Topographic], 1957-1986 (21 maps);
Wetlands Maps Geologic Hazard, 1977-1981 (ca.40 maps).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., Planning Division Office, Reception Area:
[Assessor's Maps], n.d.-present (3 volumes).

Records at the Hood River County Business Admin. (Dean) Bldg., County Archives:
Administration Courthouse Expansion... [Plans-includes plans related to the county courthouse, museum, library, and airport], 1947-1987 (2.50 cu.ft.);
[Assessment Plat Book-includes land ownership information], 1910-1946 (7 volumes);
Budgets [Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation Company Maps], ca.1914 (2 maps);
Firemans Maps Mt. Hood National Forest, 1960 (1 map);
Letters, Jan. 1927-Jan. 1929 [includes county courthouse drawings], 1928 (4 drawings);
Microfilm Permanent Survey Records [includes filed county surveys, subdivision, and partition plats as well as railroad maps], ca.1899-2006 (13 reels of microfilm);
Photomap of Emerson Area, 1957-1960 (3 maps).

Records at the Hood River County Public Works Building, Surveyor's Storage Vault:
City of Hood River Aerial Maps, 1988 (ca.20 maps);
City Topo Maps 1962 [Hood River topographical], 1962 (ca.20 maps);
Metsker's Atlas of Hood River County Oregon, 1931 (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Maps, Plans, and Drawings-includes parks, buildings, roads, bridges, quarries, special districts, quadrangle, vicinity, railroad, Bonneville Power Administration, utilities, and others], ca.1925-present (ca.750 maps, plans, and drawings).

Records at the Hood River County Public Works Building, Surveyor's Research Room:
Hood River County Road Map [Wall Map], 2009 (1 map);
Quads [Quadrangle-Topographic Maps], 1994 (8 maps).

Records at the Hood River County Public Works Building, Surveyor's Safe:
Map of Hood River County Oregon [National Map and Publishing Co.], 1911 (1 map).

Records at the Hood River County Public Works Complex, Forestry Dept. Office:
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes quadrangle, Kingsley Reservoir, entomology, parks, land use, streams, insect survey, United States Forest Service, land ownership exchange], ca.1950-present (ca.200 maps).

Records at the Hood River County Library:
Metsker's Atlas of Hood River County Oregon, 1931 (1 volume).

Records at the Hood River County Web Site:
City of Hood River Map [includes urban growth boundary-PDF], 2009 (Internet);
Enterprise Zone Maps [Hood River County], n.d.-present (Internet);
Hood River County Parks Map [PDF], n.d. (Internet);
Recreation Trail Maps [Hood River County], n.d.-present (Internet);
Voter Precinct Map [Hood River County-PDF], n.d. (Internet).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Hood River County Genealogical Information [includes Idlewylde Cemetery index and block maps], n.d. (Rootsweb);
Tax Assessment GIS Maps
[select county], n.d.-present (ormap.net).

 

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