Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lake 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 Lake County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office Area:
[Corner Restoration Books-originals], 1972-present (6 volumes);
[General Land Office and Bureau of Land Management Surveys-includes corner survey and homestead surveys], ca.1869-ca.1998 (10 inches of microfiche and aperture cards);
Index for Corner Books, ca.1972-present (1 binder).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement South Storage Room, Surveyor's Records:
[Corner Survey Township and Range Visual Index-black cover], n.d. (1 volume);
Fremont Lumber Company Relocated Property Corners, vol. 1-2, 1957 (2 binders).

Records at the Lake County Web Site:
Certified Corner Monumentations [includes certified record of land corner monumentation-by township, range, and section number], n.d.-present (Internet).


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