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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lane County Records Inventory

Maps, Plans, and Drawings

1854-[ongoing]

Series provides a visual representation of the county and of physical structures constructed on county lands. Series includes maps, plans, and drawings that vary in size, scale, and date. Included are maps, plans, and drawings of counties and cities, election precincts, courthouses and other county buildings, cemeteries, rivers, Indian reservations, school districts, construction projects, and soil classifications. General road maps may be found in the series titled Road and Bridge Records. Technical road survey maps may be found in the series titled Road Maps and Survey Notes.

The Zone and Plan Map Viewer includes comprehensive plan and zoning maps as well as GIS information about roads, political boundaries, tax lots, wetlands, and other subjects. The LaneCountyMaps GIS-based information system related to roads, streets, tax lots, political boundaries, soils, rivers, lakes, wetlands, and other subjects.

Records at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center, Surveyor's Map Room:
Army Corps Eng. Maps [Corps of Engineers], ca.1983 (5 inches of aperture cards);
Assessor's Maps By TRS [township, range, and section], n.d.-1992 (25 inches of aperture cards);
FIRM Maps FEMA [Flood Insurance Rate Maps-Federal Emergency Management Agency], 1999 (1.50 cu.ft.);
Lane County Planning Reference [Atlas-includes maps], 1957 (1 volume);
Large Scale Topographic Maps, n.d. (6 inches of aperture cards);
Metsker's Atlas of Lane County Oregon, 1941 (1 volume); 1954 (1 volume); 1968 (1 volume); 1973 (1 volume);
Roll File Index [indexes most Miscellaneous Maps and Drawings, which include roads, road surveys, highways, bridges, railroad right-of-way, reservoirs, school districts, parks, national forests, subdivisions, flood hazards, cities, vicinities, topographic, etc.], ca.1860-present (1 volume);
Rural Address Maps, n.d. (1 inch of microfilm jackets);
Small Scale Topographic Maps, n.d. (8 inches of aperture cards).

Records at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center, Surveyor's Archive Room 72:
Floodway Channels Maps, ca.1955-n.d. (ca.100 maps);
Metsker's Atlas of Lane County Oregon, 1941 (1 volume); 1954 (1 volume); 1968 (1 volume); n.d. (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Maps and Drawings-includes roads, road surveys, highways, bridges, railroad right-of-way, reservoirs, school districts, parks, national forests, subdivisions, flood hazards, cities, vicinities, topographic, etc.], ca.1860-present (ca.2700 maps and drawings);
Railroad Maps [with index], n.d. (ca.200 maps);
Roll File Index [indexes most Miscellaneous Maps and Drawings, which include roads, road surveys, highways, bridges, railroad right-of-way, reservoirs, school districts, parks, national forests, subdivisions, flood hazards, cities, vicinities, topographic, etc.], ca.1860-n.d. (1 binder);
Roll File Index [Rolodex-indexes most Miscellaneous Maps and Drawings, which include roads, road surveys, highways, bridges, railroad right-of-way, reservoirs, school districts, parks, national forests, subdivisions, flood hazards, cities, vicinities, topographic, etc.], ca.1860-n.d. (.25 cu.ft.);
Rural Addressing Maps By TRS [township, range, and section], n.d. (18 inches of aperture cards).

Records at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center, Planning Map Room:
[Assessor's Maps-reduced to 4 per page], 1977-1978 (5 volumes);
Flood Maps [Flood Insurance Rate Maps], 1999 (ca.175 maps);
Flood Maps [Flood Insurance Rate Maps-Preliminary], 1998 (ca.175 maps);
Lane Co. Flood Hazard Boundary [Maps], 1981-1983 (19 reels of microfilm);
Misc. Flood Insurance Maps [Miscellaneous], 1980-1981 (ca.200 maps); 1985 (ca.150 maps);
Rural Address Maps, n.d. (12 inches of aperture cards);
Soils Maps, n.d. (12 inches of aperture cards);
Wetlands Maps [with index], n.d. (6 binders).

Records at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center, Planning Records Storage Room 134a:
Current FIRMs [Flood Insurance Rate Maps], 1999 (.50 cu.ft.);
Floodway Flood Boundary and Floodway Map [Federal Emergency Management Agency], 1994 (.50 cu.ft.);
Historic FIRMs [Flood Insurance Rate Maps], 1993 (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lane County Public Service Building, Assessment and Taxation Department, Self Help Information Area:
[Assessor's Plats-with index], n.d.-present (50 volumes).

Records at the Lane County Public Service Building, Assessment and Taxation Department, Cartography Office:
[Assessor's Tracing Maps-includes tax lot information], ca.1941-ca.1970 (ca.3500 maps);
Blueprint Township Plats Lane County [includes donation land claim information], ca.1900 (1 volume);
GLO [General Land Office Plats-copies], ca.1856-ca.1970 (1 volume);
[Land Class Maps], ca.1970 (1322 maps);
[Linens and CAD Assessor's Maps-Computer Assisted Design], ca.1955-1999 (3610 maps);
Metsker's Atlas of Lane County Oregon, 1941 (1 volume); 1954 (1 volume); 1968 (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes state highways, road survey and engineering, county roads, vicinities, cities, reservoirs, national forests, railroads, canals, etc.], ca.1919-ca.2006 (ca.1500 maps).

Records at the Lane County Archive and Records Center:
[Assessor's Maps-in hanging files], ca.1982-2000 (ca.2000 maps);
[Original and Revised Wetlands Maps-location: 21.125.1], ca.1995 (1 cu.ft.);
[Rolled Building Plans-includes primarily county-owned buildings such as the courthouse and public service building], ca.1959-ca.2000 (ca.300 drawings).

Records at the Lane County Archive and Records Center, Microfilm Storage Room:
Public Works Surveyors [Maps and Plats-includes land and road survey, road engineering, subdivision, and related maps and drawings], ca.1873-ca.1990 (91 reels of microfilm);
Surveyors Misc. Reels [Rural Addressing Maps], ca.1977-ca.1981 (5 reels of microfilm).

Records at the Lane County Historical Museum, Archives:
Court House Construction and Jail [Plans and Specifications-location: c6.s66], ca.1892-ca.1898 (.10 cu.ft.);
Insurance Maps of Eugene [Sanborn-location: vault], 1925-1949 (1 volume);
Precinct Boundaries Record [with index-location: c7.s78], 1854-1913 (1 volume).

Records at the Lane County Web Site:
Commissioner District Maps [Lane County-PDF], 2012 (Internet);
Commissioner District Maps [Eugene-Springfield Metro Area-PDF], 2012 (Internet);
Livestock Districts Maps [PDF], ca.1960-present (Internet);
Precinct Maps [Election], 1982-present (Internet);
Tax Maps [Searchable Image Database], n.d.-present (Internet).

Records at Related Web Sites:
Atlas of Lane County [University of Oregon], 1998-1999 (Internet);
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (ormap.net).

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