Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Klamath County Records Inventory
Surveyor Field Notes and Plats
Series documents surveys of county land by the county or licensed professional surveyors. Records include log books, field notes, and plats. An index may also be included. Information includes survey dates; who the survey was for; donation land claims; township, range, section, and survey numbers; a history of previous surveys made for the area; descriptions of land, vegetation, and soil; landmarks; metes and bounds of tracts surveyed; and surveyor's names. Plats also include corner restoration marks, scales, dates created and filed, and donation land claim owners.
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Office Public
16 [General Land Office Survey Plat Book], ca.1858-ca.1911 (1 volume);
[Assessor's Maps-modified to index surveys and corner restorations], ca.1858-present (13 volumes);
Drawer [Survey Card Index by Township and Range], 1951-present (1.50 cu.ft.);
Field Notes of Surveys in Oregon Klamath Reservation [includes corner restoration-with index], vol. 8-11, ca.1866-ca.1899 (4 volumes);
[General Land Office-Bureau of Land Management Survey Field Notes and Plats], ca.1865-ca.1980 (12 inches of microfiche);
GLO Plat Book Klamath Co. [County-General Land Office], ca.1912 (1 volume);
Government Field Notes, ca.1868-ca.1974 (37 volumes);
Microfilm Field Notes [Survey], ca.1866-ca.1959 (1 cu.ft.);
Record [Filed Survey Register], vol. 1-8, 1951-1999 (8 volumes);
Survey File [Filed Surveys-reference copies], no. 1-7264, 1951-present (40 cu.ft.);
Survey Index by Name [Card], 1951-present (1 cu.ft.);
Survey Index by Subdivision Name [Card], 1951-present (.75 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);
Surveyor's Record [with index], vol. 1, 1882-1907 (1 volume).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Office
County Surveyor Filed Tracings [title varies], no. 1-7264, 1951-present (7264 plats);
Field Notes [United States General Land Office Field Notes-with index], vol. 1, 1858-1893 (1 volume);
GLO Plat Book [General Land Office], ca.1858-ca.1911 (3 volumes);
GLO Plats [General Land Office-by township and range], ca.1858-ca.1911 (ca.600 plats).
Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Private
[Field Books-to road and land surveys], ca.1881-ca.1958 (ca.150 volumes).
Records at the Klamath County Museum:
Timber Land Plats and Estimates [Survey Record], 1911-1912 (2 volumes).
Records at the Klamath County Web Site:
Surveys Online [Klamath County Filed Surveys], 1951-present (Internet).
Records at a Related Web Site:
Online Land Records [includes various federal land survey records related to Oregon such as survey plats and field notes, mineral surveys, and historical indices], ca.1850-present (Bureau of Land Management).