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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Linn County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes

1851-[ongoing]

Series documents the surveying and mapping of county roads. Records include road surveyor notes, 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 Linn County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office:
CR [County Road Survey Case Files-includes maps, notes, petitions, orders, memoranda, and related records], no. 1-938, 1854-present (30 cu.ft.);
CR [County Road Survey Maps-includes market roads-rolled], ca.1919-present (ca.1400 maps);
Old Field Notes [Survey Field Books-includes road and street surveys], ca.1851-ca.1913 (2 cu.ft.);
Road Index [Visual Survey Index Atlas-by township and range], ca.1975-n.d. (1 volume);
Road Map File Index [to rolled county and market road maps], ca.1919-ca.1980 (1 binder);
Road Record [includes road petition, survey, order, and road viewing report information-includes some copies of originals in copy room], vol. 1-12, 1854-2009 (12 volumes);
State Hwy's [Highway Survey Maps], ca.1936-present (ca.120 maps).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office, Copy Room:
Record CR [County Road-includes surveys, field notes, descriptions, and related information], no. 1-48, 1899-1904 (1 volume);
Road Record [includes road petition, survey, order, and road viewing report information], vol. 1, 1854-1859 (1 volume); vol. 1858-1861 (1 volume); vol. 4, 1870-1877 (1 volume); vol. 7, 1910-1918 (1 volume).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's Office, Moveable Shelving Room:
Road Files [Case-includes petitions, orders, resolutions, reports, road survey maps, and related records], no. 869-989, 1986-present (1.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Linn County Courthouse, Clerk's South Basement Records Storage Room:
Road Files [Case-includes petitions, orders, resolutions, reports, road survey maps, and related records], no. 1-896, ca.1920-1988 (20 cu.ft.).

Records at the Linn County Road Department Administrative Building, Second Floor Engineering Office, Map Cabinet:
Market Roads/County Roads [Road Survey Maps], no. 1-938, ca.1918-present (ca.300 maps).

Records at the Linn County Web Site:
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).

 

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