Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Malheur County Records Inventory
Maps, Plans, and Drawings
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.
Records at the Malheur County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Final Classification of Forest Lands [Maps-rolled], 1974 (5 maps);
Irrigation Stuff [Soils Survey Map Warmsprings Irrigation District-rolled], 1927 (1 map);
Jail Exercise Yard [Plans-rolled], 1986 (2 drawings);
Malheur County Community Correction Work Center [Plans-rolled], 1998 (ca.50 drawings);
Malheur County Courthouse [Blueprint Plans-rolled], ca.1958 (ca.20 drawings);
Malheur County Courthouse Originals [Plans-rolled], ca.1958 (12 drawings);
Malheur County Criminal Justice Facility [Plans-rolled], 1995 (ca.75 drawings);
[Miscellaneous Wall Maps-includes city, district, elections], ca.1989-present (ca.15 maps);
Pittmon Map of Malheur Co., n.d. (1 map).
Records at the Malheur County Courthouse, Assessor's Basement Storage
[Assessor's Plats-Land Ownership-hand drawn in color], ca.1925 (ca.400 plats);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes assessment, road, topographic, highway, road survey-in wooden drawer], ca.1935-ca.1980 (ca.300 maps).
Records at the Malheur County Courthouse, Assessor's Office:
[Assessor's Maps], n.d.-present (10 volumes);
[Assessor's Plat and Description Book], ca.1887-n.d. (1 volume);
Assessor's Tax Number Book [Assessor's Plat and Description Book], vol. 1-2, ca.1916 (2 volumes);
Metsker's Atlas of Malheur County Oregon [large volume, 1935 (1 volume);
Plat Book [Assessor's-includes colored drawings], 1887-n.d. (1 volume);
[School and Road District Boundary Maps], n.d.-ca.1950 (1 volume).
Records at the Malheur County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office:
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes roads, railroads, parks, flood plain, storm drain, vicinity, and building plans], ca.1975-present (150 maps);
USGS Quad Sheets [United States Geological Survey Quadrangle Maps], ca.1955-present (300 maps).
Records at the Malheur County Courthouse, Planning Department Office, Closet:
Flood Insurance Rate Map [Federal Emergency Management Agency], 1986 (1 cu.ft.).
Records at the Malheur County Courthouse, Planning Department Basement Storage Area:
Flood Insurance Rate Map [Federal Emergency Management Agency], 1986 (1 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes roads, cities, flood insurance, drainage basin, irrigation districts, reservoirs, dams, waterways, bridges, and other counties], ca.1950-ca.1986 (ca.200 maps).
Records at the Malheur County Road Department Office:
Malheur County Atlas and Rural Directory [includes roads], 1968 (1 volume).
Records at a Related Web Site:
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (Internet).