Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Klamath County Records Inventory
Road and Bridge Records
Series documents the development, construction, maintenance, and improvement of county roads and bridges. Records include bonds, general road and highway maps, petitions to have roads constructed or altered, notices, complaints, vacation records, and correspondence. Information includes road numbers and names and descriptions of the activity occurring on the road. Information concerning county roads may be available on the Integrated Road Information System (IRIS) at the county road office. Technical road survey maps may be found in the series titled Road Maps and Survey Notes.
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Office Public
Completed Subdivisions Roads Constructed [includes maps and inspection reports], 1970-present (5.50 cu.ft.);
[General Highway Map Klamath County], 1959 (1 volume);
KIR Easements and Specifications [Klamath Indian Reservation-documents roads], ca.1946-1959 (1 cu.ft.);
Klamath County Engineers' Department [Modified General Highway Maps], ca.1959 (1 volume);
Map File of Old Established County Roads [on highway map base], ca.1960 (1 volume);
[Metsker's Atlas of Klamath County Oregon-modified to document road actions-with index], ca.1936 (1 volume);
Miscellaneous Road Records [includes petitions and vacations], ca.1914-ca.1973 (2 cu.ft.);
Old Road Records [includes maps, viewers' reports, agreements, correspondence, and related records], ca.1929-ca.1950 (1.20 cu.ft.);
Olive Kinmark [Modified General Highway Maps], ca.1959 (1 volume);
Record County Roads [includes survey information and viewers' reports-with index], 1883-1924 (2 volumes);
[Road Establishment and Map Alphabetical Reference Record], ca.1872-present (5 binders);
Road Index Map Klamath County [State Highway Department], 1990 (1 binder);
Road Maps [with index], vol. 1, 1883-1913 (1 volume);
Road Records [includes orders, resolutions, vacations, maps, petitions, and reports], ca.1920-present (20 cu.ft.);
[Surveyor's Master Index-includes references to road record, road establishment, vacation, plat vacation, ordinance, dismissed road petition, and miscellaneous file-in stand], ca.1870-ca.1987 (1 volume).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Office Vault:
[Road Action Index-indexes establishment, vacation, dismissed petition, and related actions], ca.1883-ca.1939 (1 binder).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Office Room
Bridges [Plans], ca.1944-ca.1994 (ca.50 drawings);
Klamath County [Maps-includes county, road index, precinct], ca.1959-ca.1994 (ca.35 maps).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Basement Storage
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps-includes special district, precinct, road, highway, and county], ca.1959-ca.1997 (ca.75 maps);
[Road Case Files-includes petitions, orders, viewers' reports, field notes, maps, contracts, agreements, engineering documents, and related records], ca.1915-ca.1976 (9 cu.ft.);
Vacations [Road and Subdivision Vacation Records], ca.1916-ca.1996 (4.50 cu.ft.).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Planning Division Office Storage Room:
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes vicinity, soils, highway, zoning, flood plain, big game habitat, etc.], ca.1980-ca.1995 (ca.50 maps).