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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lincoln County Records Inventory

Road and Bridge Records

1866-[ongoing]

Series documents the development, construction, maintenance, and improvement of county roads and bridges. Records include bonds, general road and highway maps, petitions to have roads constructed or altered, notices, complaints, vacation records, and correspondence. Information includes road numbers and names and descriptions of the activity occurring on the road. Information concerning county roads may be available on the Integrated Road Information System (IRIS) at the county road office. Technical road survey maps may be found in the series titled Road Maps and Survey Notes.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Road Building and Maintenance Records, 1890-1936 (.20 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
County Roads [Case Files], no. 1-807, ca.1890-present (8 cu.ft.);
Road Vacations and Necessities, 1967-present (4 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Clerk's Office Public Research Area:
Legalized County Roads [Record-includes maps and journal references], no. 1-714, 800-808, 1890-ca.1985 (2 volumes).

Records at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Assessor's Mapping Office:
Misc. Maps [Miscellaneous-includes highways, roads, city, oyster claims, tidelands, livestock], ca.1987-ca.1993 (ca.20 maps).

Records at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Assessor's Office, Addressing Cubicle:
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes service districts, precincts, streets, and addresses], ca.1995-present (ca.40 maps).

Records at the Lincoln County Community Corrections Building, County Archives:
Index to School and Road Districts, vol. 1, n.d. (1 volume);
Lincoln County Deeds [Road Right-of-way and Easement], 1909-1958 (.75 cu.ft.);
Market Road Ledger, 1926-1933 (1 volume);
Road District Boundaries [Record], 1893 (1 volume);
Road Districts [Records-includes petitions], 1929-1930 (.35 cu.ft.);
Road Locations [County Court], 1893-1969 (3 cu.ft.);
Road Vacations, 1915-1969 (1 cu.ft.); 1961-1995 (3 cu.ft.);
Special Road Files Bridge's Files [includes contracts, field notes, specifications, maps, and related records], 1920-1925 (1 cu.ft.);
Vacations-Towns and Streets [County Court], 1896-1967 (2.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Works Administration Building, Surveyor's Public Research Room:
County Road Record Index, ca.1879-ca.2003 (1 binder);
Road Proceedings [Record-includes county commission orders and resolutions related to roads], ca.1947-ca.1986 (3 binders);
Street Vacations, Etc. [Register], ca.1950-ca.1967 (1 volume).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Works Administration Building, Public Works Department Office:
Bridges [Case Files-includes inspection records], ca.1979-present (8 cu.ft.);
Roads [Case Files-includes mostly construction and maintenance information], ca.1977-present (8 cu.ft.);
Vacations [Road-Case Files], ca.1989-present (3 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Works Administration Building, Public Works Department Office, Conference Room Bookcase:
Bridge Inspections [Record], 1963-1964 (1 volume);
Bridges I-III [Inventory Records], 1977, 1981 (4 volumes);
Covered Bridges [Report], 1978 (1 binder);
Lincoln County Bridge Inventory, 1942, 1947 (3 volumes).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Works Complex, Surveyor's Archives:
Bridges [Case Files-includes inspection records, project files, and related records], ca.1924-ca.2005 (13 cu.ft.);
County Road Record [Road History Register], ca.1869-ca.1971 (1 volume);
County Roads Engineer Office [Road History Register], ca.1888-ca.1993 (1 volume);
Misc. Maps [includes vicinities, roads, and highways], ca.1954-ca.1988 (ca.40 maps);
[Road History Register], ca.1869-ca.1984 (1 volume);
Road Record Commissioners Court, vol. 1-2, 1866-1925 (2 volumes);
Roads [Case Files-includes mostly construction and maintenance information], ca.1952-ca.1994 (ca.28 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Works Complex, Road/Surveyor Garage:
Lincoln County Roads [Case Files-includes mostly construction and maintenance information-also includes bridge and park information], ca.1950-ca.1972 (ca.10 cu.ft.);
Old Blueprints [Bridges], ca.1906-ca.1967 (4 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Web Site:
Bicycle Route Maps, 2006 (Internet);
Transportation System Plan
, ca.1999-present (Internet).

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