Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Lake County Records Inventory
Surveyor Field Notes and Plat
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.
Recorded surveys have been scanned on computer.
Records at the Lake County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office:
All Recorded Surveys By RS Number [index-also includes subdivision, water, mining claim, and road surveys], ca.1920-present (1 binder);
Bluelines [Recorded Surveys-copies-includes surveys related to roads subdivisions, mining, and water resources-with gaps], no.1-6237, ca.1920-present (ca.3500 maps);
Clients [Recorded Survey Index-also indexes some subdivision, water resources, mining, and road surveys], ca.1920-present (1 binder);
County Surveyor's Records Lands, Roads & Ditches, 1879-1906 (1 volume);
[General Land Office and Bureau of Land Management Surveys- includes corner restoration and homestead surveys], ca.1869-ca.1998 (10 inches of microfiche and aperture cards);
GLO/BLM Plats [General Land Office/Bureau of Land Management-Survey], ca.1869-ca.1998 (ca.100 maps);
Originals [includes surveys, field notes, and related records-also includes surveys related to roads, subdivisions, mining, and water resources], ca.1920-present (6.50 cu.ft.);
OVL [Oregon Valley Lands Company Recorded Survey Visual Reference Atlas-on assessor map base], n.d.-present (1 volume);
[Recorded Survey Alphabetical Card Index], ca.1920-1995 (.50 cu.ft.);
[Recorded Surveys-Original-includes surveys related to roads subdivisions, mining, and water resources-with gaps], no.1-6237, ca.1920-present (ca.3500 maps);
[Recorded Survey Township and Range Card Index], ca. 1920-1995 (.50 cu.ft.);
[Recorded Survey Visual Reference Atlas-on Assessor's Plat Base with overlays], ca.1920-present (1 volume);
Township and Range [Recorded Survey Index-also indexes some subdivision, water resources, mining, and road surveys], ca.1920-present (1 binder).
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).