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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jefferson County Records Inventory

Maps, Plans, and Drawings

1912-[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.

Records at the Jefferson County Administration Building, Assessor's Office:
[Assessor's Maps], n.d.-present (12 volumes);
Metsker's Atlas of Jefferson County Oregon, 1941 (1 volume);
Old Maps [Superseded Assessor's Maps], ca.1973-present (8 cu.ft.);
Soils Maps [U.S. Soil Conservation Service], 1947 (1 volume).

Records at the Jefferson County Administration Building, Clerk's Record Room:
Jefferson County Election Precincts [Wall Map], 2007 (1 map);
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps-includes election precinct], ca.1940-2004 (ca.20 maps).

Records at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Basement Archives:
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 [Oregon Trunk Railroad-Blueprint Plats-includes miscellaneous maps], 1915-ca.1921 (ca.50 plats);
Old Soil Survey Maps [Jefferson County-United States Geological Survey Orthophoto Quadrangle], 1976 (1 volume);
Round Butte Dam Pelton Dam North Unit [Maps-Bureau of Reclamation and Portland General Electric], 1941-1961 (ca.75 maps);
Soil Maps [Jefferson County-United States Geological Survey Orthophoto Quadrangle], n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Jefferson County Public Works Department Office, Vault:
Metsker's Atlas of Jefferson County Oregon, 1941 (1 volume);
Metsker's Atlas of Jefferson County Oregon [Corner Restoration Visual Index Map Atlas], n.d.-ca.1988 (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps-includes town, vicinity, road, road survey, national forest, national grassland], ca.1948-ca.1983 (ca.50 maps);
[Miscellaneous Rolled Survey Reference Maps and Plans-includes city, vicinity, road, bridge, road survey, subdivision, flood plain, school district], ca.1929-present (ca.175 maps and drawings);
Oregon Trunk Railroad [Plats], 1913 (1 volume);
Pelton Dam and Round Butte Dam Project by PGE [Portland General Electric-Maps], 1951-1965 (ca.100 maps).

Records at the Jefferson County School District 509J Warehouse:
[School District Boundary Map-on Metsker's Map base], n.d. (1 map).

Records at the Jefferson County Historical Society Museum:
Irrigation and Water Power-Warm Springs Reservation [includes maps and photographs], 1912 (1 volume);
Oregon Trunk Railroad [Plats], 1913 (1 volume).

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).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (Internet).

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