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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Morrow County Records Inventory

Surveyor Field Notes and Plats

1907-[ongoing]

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-includes subdivision and partition plats and some road surveys-copies], ca.1916-present (8 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, Surveyor's Shipping Container:
[Filed Surveys-includes subdivision and partition plats and some road surveys-originals], ca.1916-present (ca.1700 plats);
Morrow County Survey Records [indexes filed surveys and corner restoration forms], ca.1916-present (1 binder);
[Survey Field Books-includes land, corner, and road survey information], ca.1910-ca.1940 (23 volumes);
[Survey Index Cards-includes corner restoration information-by township and range], ca.1916-ca.1988 (.15 cu.ft.);
Surveyor's Record, vol. 1, 1907 (1 volume); vol. 2, 1907-1978 (1 volume);
Survey Records [Filed Surveys-includes subdivision and partition plats and some road surveys-copies], ca.1916-present (8 cu.ft.);
Surveys Road Maps and Indexes, ca.1916-ca.1990 (6 inches of aperture cards).

Records at the Morrow County Web Site:
Filed Survey Index, ca.1916-present (Internet);
Filed Surveys [includes subdivision and partition plats and some road surveys-see download instructions] ca.1916-present (Internet).

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).

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