Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lake County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes


Series documents the surveying and mapping of county roads. Records include road surveyor notes, alignment, profile, and other survey maps, and road registers. Information includes legal descriptions of the roads; road names and numbers; plans and profiles; township, range, and section numbers; dates of activity; and scales. General road maps may be found in the series titled Road and Bridge Records.

Also see the Surveyor's Field Notes and Plats series for recorded surveys and indexes that include some road surveys. Recorded surveys (including some road surveys) have been scanned on computer.

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Index to County Roads, n.d. (1 volume);
Index to Town Plats [indexes some road surveys], vol. 1, ca.1875-present (1 volume);
Plat Cabinet A [Subdivision Plats-includes some road surveys], ca.1875-present (ca.280 plats).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office:
County Surveyor's Records Lands, Roads & Ditches, 1879-1906 (1 volume);
Oregon State Highway Maps [Beige Cabinet-with index], 1919-present (ca.60 maps);
Oregon State Highway Maps [Gray Cabinet-with index], 1919-present (ca.60 maps);
Road Plats, 1875-1880 (1 volume).

Records at the Lake County Road Department Office Lobby:
Misc. Maps & Etc. [Miscellaneous Maps-includes highway, road alignment, and buried cable], 1936-2005 (ca.75 maps);
Misc. Surveys & Etc. [Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes county roads, road alignment, bridges, shops], 1955-1992 (ca.30 maps and plans).


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