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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jefferson County Records Inventory

Aerial Photographs

1938-1990

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.

Records at the Jefferson County Administration Building, Assessor's Office:
[Aerial Photographs], 1938 (ca.200 photographs);
Aerial Photos [with index], 1990 (ca.175 photographs).

Records at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Basement Archives:
[Aerial Photographs-in wooden cabinet], 1968 (ca.500 photographs);
New Soil Survey Maps [Jefferson County-United States Geological Survey-Deschutes River area including parts of Jefferson, Deschutes, and Klamath counties-on aerial photograph base], 1976 (1 volume);
Old Soil Survey Maps [Jefferson County-United States Geological Survey Orthophoto Quadrangle], 1976 (1 volume);
Soil Maps [Jefferson County-United States Geological Survey Orthophoto Quadrangle], n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Jefferson County Public Works Department Office:
[Aerial Photographs-in wooden cabinet], 1951 (ca.100 photographs); 1956 (ca.25 photographs); 1959 (8 photographs); 1961 (ca.300 photographs).

Records at the Jefferson County Public Works Department Office, Vault:
Aerial Photos [Photographs], 1951 (ca.400 photographs); 1959 (ca.200 photographs); 1961 (ca.200 photographs).

Records at the Jefferson County Historical Society Museum:
Aerials Madras [Photographs-photocopies], 1944 (1 photograph); 1951 (1 photograph); 1956 (1 photograph); 1961 (1 photograph); 1968 (1 photograph); 1979 (1 photograph); 1985 (1 photograph).

Records at the Jefferson County Web Site:
JeffCo Mapper [Jefferson County Interactive Maps-includes various layer options such as assessor maps, zoning, districts, roads, flood zone, soils, air photos, natural features, urban growth boundaries, and other topics], n.d.-present (Internet).

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