Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lincoln 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 Lincoln County Public Works Administration Building, Surveyor's Public Research Room:
Land Ownership Maps [Erdmann-also includes corner monumentation information], 1964-1970 (1 volume);
Ownership & Road Maps [also includes corner monumentation information], 1985-1993 (1 volume);
Surveyor's Record 1 Bearing Tree Book Index, 1911-1916 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Works Complex, Surveyor's Archives:
Bearing Trees-U.S. Surveys, vol. 1, 1911-1916 (1 volume);
Field Books [Surveyor-includes corner monumentation information], no. 1-198, 1874-1879, 1888-1929 (5 cu.ft.);
[Surveys Filed-includes corner survey information], no.1-17245, 1896-2004 (23 reels of microfilm);
Surveys [Filed-includes corner survey information-title varies], no. 1-18666, 1896-present (18666 plats).


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