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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Linn County Records Inventory

Maps, Plans, and Drawings

1878-[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 Linn County GIS (Geographical Information Systems) Office produces maps for county offices as requested. The office maintains electronic copies of many of these maps.

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's Office, Vault 2 Security Center:
Precinct Maps [includes boundaries], 1998-2003 (1 volume);
Range Maps [Grazing-includes open and closed range lands], 1957-1997 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's Office, Election Monitoring Room:
Metsker's Atlas of Linn County Oregon, ca.1930 (1 volume); 1938 (1 volume); 1967 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's North Basement Records Storage Room, Cabinet:
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes city ward and precinct boundary changes, districts, cities, etc.-rolled], ca.1981-ca.2005 (ca.3 cu.ft.);
[Willamette Greenway Aerial Photograph Boundary Maps], 1976 (27 photomaps).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's South Basement Records Storage Room:
[School and Service District Boundary Maps-by city area], ca.1975 (10 volumes).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Planning and Building Department Office, Map Cabinet:
Committed Lands Maps [Soils Map-on aerial photograph base], 1963-1981 (7 volumes);
Greenway [Maps/Photos-Willamette-includes maps and aerial photographs], 1974-1976 (1 cu.ft.);
[Linn County Map Book-includes roads], 2006 (1 volume);
[Metsker's Atlas of Linn County Oregon], 1967 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office:
Albany Ore. [Sanborn Fire Insurance Rate Maps], 1908 (1 volume);
[Floodway Maps-Federal Emergency Management Agency], 1986 (.40 cu.ft.);
Metsker Maps, 1930 (1 volume);
Metsker's Atlas of Linn County Oregon, 1967 (1 volume);
[Metsker's Atlas of Linn County Oregon-with survey notations], ca.1929-n.d. (1 volume);
[Railroad Maps-Oregon Electric, Southern Pacific], ca.1910-ca.1960 (ca.100 maps).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office, Public Area:
BPA Maps [Bonneville Power Administration Maps], ca.1938-ca.1974 (6 volumes).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office, Copy Room:
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps-includes district, vicinity, township, airport, industrial sites, highways, survey, etc.], ca.1920-present (ca.100 maps).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Assessment and Taxation Office, Deed Room:
[Assessor's Maps-in map cabinet], ca.1960-present (ca.10 cu.ft.);
Metsker's Atlas of Linn County Oregon, 1967 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Old Jail, Treasurer's Storage Cell "C" Block Rec. Room:
[Miscellaneous School Plans-rolled], ca.1950-ca.1970 (3 cu.ft.).

Records at the Hurd Building, Planning and Building Department Storage Room 11:
1986 FIRM Duplicate Set [Flood Insurance Rate Maps], 1986 (.40 cu.ft.).

Records at the Linn-Benton-Lincoln Education Service District Administration Building, Basement Records Storage Room 3:
Metsker's Atlas of Linn County Oregon, 1938 (1 volume); 1967 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn County Historical Museum:
Copies of Sanborn Fire Insurance Map [Tracings-Brownsville-shared volume with Shedd], 1884-1912 (1 volume);
Copies of Sanborn Fire Insurance Map [Tracings-Shedd-shared volume with Brownsville], 1908 (1 volume);
Illustrated Historical Atlas Map Marion and Linn Counties, 1878 (1 volume);
Sanborn Maps [Fire Insurance Rate Maps-Brownsville-originals-Accession no. 1980.74.17], 1912 (1 volume).

Records at the Albany Regional Museum, Second Floor Collections Storage Room:
Sanborn Fire Maps [Insurance Rate-Albany], 1884, 1888, 1890, 1895, 1908 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn County Web Site:
Assessor Maps, n.d.-present (Internet);
Floodplain Map Viewer, n.d.-present (Internet);
Public Account Detail Search [Searchable database-includes tax and deed reference information as well as links to assessor maps], n.d.-present (Internet);
ELLA Maps 2.0 [Easy Land Locator Application Maps-includes searchable Geographical Information System mapping with survey, land corner, zoning, road, soil, tax lot, floodplain, Donation Land Claim, orthophoto, relief, district boundaries, and other information], n.d.-present (Internet).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (Internet).

 

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