Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Morrow County Records Inventory
Surveyor Field Notes and Plats
Series documents surveys of county land by the county or licensed professional surveyors. Records include log books, field notes, and plats. An index may also be included. Information includes survey dates; who the survey was for; donation land claims; township, range, section, and survey numbers; a history of previous surveys made for the area; descriptions of land, vegetation, and soil; landmarks; metes and bounds of tracts surveyed; and surveyor's names. Plats also include corner restoration marks, scales, dates created and filed, and donation land claim owners.
Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Basement Records Storage Room:
[Filed Surveys-copies], ca.1916-present (6.50 cu.ft.);
Morrow County Survey Records [indexes filed surveys and corner restoration forms], ca.1916-present (1 binder).
Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
[General Land Office/Bureau of Land Management Field Notes and Plats], n.d. (3 inches of microfiche).
Records at the Morrow County Road Department Yard, Public Works Shipping Container:
[Filed Surveys-originals-includes some road surveys], ca.1916-present (ca.1000 plats);
Morrow County Survey Records [indexes filed surveys and corner restoration forms], ca.1916-present (1 binder);
[Partition Plats-includes some subdivision plats and miscellaneous surveys], ca. 1991-present (ca.300 plats);
[Survey Field Books-includes land, corner, and road survey information], ca.1910-ca.1940 (132 volumes);
[Survey Index Cards-includes corner restoration information-by township and range], ca.1916-ca.1988 (.15 cu.ft.);
Surveyor Record, vol. 1, 1907 (1 volume); vol. 2, 1907-1978 (1 volume);
Survey Records [Filed Surveys-includes some road surveys-copies], ca.1916-present (8 cu.ft.).
Records at the North Morrow County Courthouse Annex, Planning Department Office:
[Morrow County Survey Records-indexes filed surveys and corner restoration forms], ca.1916-present (1 binder);
Survey Maps [Filed Surveys-copies], ca.1916-present (ca.5.50 cu.ft.).
Records at the County Surveyor's Private Business Office (Coppock Surveying):
Surveys Road Maps and Indexes, ca.1916-ca.1990 (6 inches of aperture cards).
Records at a Related Web Site:
Online Land Records [includes various federal land survey records related to Oregon such as survey plats and field notes, mineral surveys, and historical indices], ca.1850-present (Bureau of Land Management).