Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lincoln County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes


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.

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:
County Road Book McMillan Surveys, 1935-1959 (1 volume);
County Roads [includes roll maps, copies of establishment documents, and related records-rolled], no. 1-901, ca.1890-ca.1990 (ca.6 cu.ft.);
HWY [State Highway Roll Maps-includes Highways 18, 20, 34, 101, 229-title varies], ca.1924-ca.2015 (ca.200 maps).

Records at the Lincoln County Community Justice Building, County Archives:
Record of Road Plats [with index], vol. 1, ca.1916-ca.1959 (1 volume);
Special Road Files Bridge's Files [includes contracts, field notes, specifications, maps, and related records], 1920-1925 (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Works Administration Building, Surveyor's Public Research Room:
Copies Road Maps, no. 1-903, ca.1947-1988 (2 volumes);
County Roads [Maps], ca.1890-present (ca.40 cu.ft.);
Index to Road Record of Plats, n.d. (1 volume);
Old Field Book Index [Land and Road Survey Visual Index], ca.1888-ca.2000 (1 volume);
Oregon State Highways [Maps-includes Oregon Coast Highway 101], 1920-1977 (ca.24 cu.ft.);
Ownership & Road Maps [also includes corner monumentation notations], 1985-1993 (1 volume);
Record of Road Plats [includes mostly copies], ca.1925-ca.1958 (1 volume);
Road Book Pages McMillan Road Surveys, ca.1917-ca.1932 (1 volume);
Transparencies County Roads [Surveys], no. 1-999, 1947-present (2 volumes).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Works Complex, Surveyor's Archives:
Co. Road Plats [County-hanging file], 1957-1983 (ca.2 cu.ft.);
Double Entry Ledger [Index of Maps, Plats, Profiles, Etc.-includes road and bridge information], 1917 (1 volume);
Road Books [Survey Field Books-with index], 1909-1944 (2 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Works Complex, Road/Surveyor Garage:
Field Notes [Road Survey], ca.1977-ca.2002 (1 cu.ft.);
Hwy 101-ECL Yachats [Road Strip Maps-Highway to City Limits-rolled], ca.1977-ca.1988 (1.50 cu.ft.);
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.);
North, Central, South [Miscellaneous Maps-includes road survey, cemeteries, parks, beaches, buildings, and related subjects, ca.1970-ca.1995 (ca.300 maps and drawings).


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