Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jefferson County Records Inventory

Corner Survey Records


Series documents the establishment and/or restoration of survey corners or monuments by the county surveyor or registered land surveyors. Records include maps, field survey restoration notes, historical notes, and indexes. Information includes description of corners; existing markers; descriptions of new markers and any changes made to the locations; property owners; township, range, and section numbers; donation land claim information; date the new markers were set; and surveyor's signatures.

Records at the Jefferson County Public Works Department Office, Vault:
Metsker's Atlas of Jefferson County Oregon [Corner Restoration Visual Index Map Atlas], n.d.-ca.1988 (1 volume);
Oregon Corner Restoration Record [includes references from 1869 to present], ca.1980-present (4 volumes);
Surveyors Notes [Corner Monument Restoration-Yellow Field Book], 1985-1988 (1 volume).


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