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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson County Records Inventory

Aerial Photographs

1939-[ongoing]

Series provides visual documentation of changes made to county lands through development and by natural and man-made disasters. The photographs are taken at intervals along a series of flight paths to attain coverage of all or part of a county. They generally include flight path or township, range, and section numbers; show natural and man-made features; and are produced in black and white or color prints to varying scales. An index by quadrant may also be included.

The Property Data Online (PDO) application GIS interactive maps include aerial photographs.

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse, Assessor's Office Room 300:
Aerials [Interstate 5 Corridor Photographs-1"=400'], 1998 (ca.75 photographs);
Aerials Populated Areas [Photographs-1"=100'], 1991 (ca.500 photographs);
Aerials Rural Areas [Photographs-1"=100'-with index], 1991 (ca.1000 photographs);
Orthos [Aerial Photograph Maps-1"=400'], 1979 (ca.200 photographs).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse, Fourth Floor Assessor's Map Room:
[Aerial Photographs], 1952 (ca.700 photographs);
[Aerial Photographs-with index], 1969 (ca.900 photographs);
Flood Plain Aerial Prints, n.d. (ca.50 photographs);
JAL [Aerial Photographs-1"=100'-with index], 1969 (ca.600 photographs);
JAL [Aerial Photographs-1"=200'-with index], 1969 (ca.600 photographs);
JAS Photos [Aerial Photographs-1"=400'-with index], 1969 (ca.1500 photographs);
Ortho Maps [Aerial Photograph Based-1"=400'-with index], 1978 (112 photographs).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse, Planning and Development Department Basement Vault:
Aerial Photos, 1960 (ca.300 photographs); 1962 (ca.500 photographs);
Aerial Survey [Boxed Aerial Photographs-with index], 1957 (ca.500 photographs); 1960 (ca.1250 photographs); 1962 (ca.900 photographs);
Air Photos, 1952 (7 photographs);
Air Photos [with index], 1965 (ca.60 photographs); 1969-1970 (ca.150 photographs);
BLM Photomaps [Bureau of Land Management-includes aerial photographs with map overlay], 1971-1972 (1 volume);
JAL [Aerial Photographs], no. 1-42, 1969 (ca.1500 photographs);
JAS [Aerial Photographs], no. 1-42, 1969 (ca.1500 photographs).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, Surveyor's Office Room 318A:
2001 [Aerial Photographs], 2001 (ca.100 photographs);
Aerial Photos Index, 1991 (1 volume);
JAL [Aerial Photographs], no. 1-71, 1991 (ca.1000 photographs);
JAL [Rogue River Study Aerial Photographs & Coordinates], 1969 (ca.100 photographs);
JAS [Aerial Photographs], no. 1-48, 1991 (ca.2000 photographs).

Records at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex, Surveyor's Office Room 318A, Vault:
[Aerial Photographs], 1939-1940 (ca.75 photos).

Records at Record Masters of Southern Oregon:
[Aerial Photographs], 1952 (ca.500 photographs); 1960 (ca.1200 photographs); 1969 (.50 cu.ft.);
[Aerial Photographs-81A.2; 78A.39], 1960-1962, 1969-1970 (ca.49 rolls of photographic negatives);
[Aerial Photographs-94A.70], 1939-1940 (ca.1 cu.ft.);
[Aerial Photographs-some include negatives-89A.74], 1957-1977 (4 cu.ft.);
[Aerial Photographs-with index], 1962 (ca.1200 photographs).

Records at the Southern Oregon Historical Society, Research Library:
[Aerial Photographs], 1976 (ca.10 photographs).

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