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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lake County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes

1875-[ongoing]

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.300 plats).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office Area:
All Record of Surveys By RS Number [Index-also includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys-by record of survey number], ca.1920-present (1 binder);
All Record of Surveys By TRS Number [Index-also includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys-by township, range, and section number], ca.1920-present (1 binder);
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);
[Record of Survey Visual Reference Atlas-includes some subdivision and road survey references-on assessor's map base with overlays], ca.1920-ca.2006 (1 volume);
Survey Copies [Record of Surveys-includes surveys, field notes, narratives, and related records-also includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys], no. 1-6446, ca.1920-present (6446 plats);
Township and Range [Record of Survey Index-also indexes some subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys], ca.1920-present (1 binder).

Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement South Storage Room, Surveyor's Records:
County Surveyor's Records Lands, Roads & Ditches, 1879-1906 (1 volume);
[Record of Surveys-includes surveys, field notes, and related records-also includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys], no. 1-6446, ca.1920-present (6446 plats);
Road Plats [Record-includes establishment and survey information], 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], 1955-2003 (ca.30 maps and plans).

Records at the Lake County Web Site:
All Record Surveys By TRSection [Register and Index-includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys-by township, range, and section number], ca.1920-present (Internet);
Record of Surveys [includes survey plats, field notes, narratives, and related records-also includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys], no. 1-6448, ca.1920-present (Internet);
Record of Surveys [Register and Index-includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys-by survey number], 2009-2014 (Internet).

 

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