Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Sherman County Records Inventory
Land Subdivision Records
Series documents the subdividing and partitioning of land within the county. Records include survey notes, correspondence, photographs, satisfaction of agreements, maps of subdivided and partitioned land, and contracts and permits. Information includes subdivision names; lot, street, and alley dimensions; and township, range, and section numbers of land to be subdivided or partitioned.
Older subdivision plats were recorded in the deed record (Deeds and Indexes).
Records at the Sherman County Court, Clerk's Vault:
Plat Book [Subdivision-with index], vol. 1, 1885-1978 (1 volume);
Sherman County Compiled Surveys of Record [List-includes subdivision and partition plats], 1970-present (.05 cu.ft.);
Surveys [Flat File County Survey Plats-includes subdivision and partition plats], no. CS1-CS229, ca.1970-present (ca.229 plats);
Surveys [Rolled County Survey Plats-includes subdivision and partition plats], no. CS1-CS229, ca.1970-present (ca.229 plats);
[Survey Visual Index-on assessors map base-includes subdivision and partition plat notations], ca.1970-present (1 volume).
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
City of Wasco [Subdivision and Tax Lot Map], n.d. (1 map);
[Grass Valley Subdivision and Tax Lot Map], n.d. (1 map);
[Subdivision Ord. Amendments-Ordinance], 1979 (.20 cu.ft.);
[Subdivision Ordinance Drafts and Revisions], ca.1979 (.25 cu.ft.);
Town Plats [Subdivision Plat Book], n.d. (1 volume).
Records at the Sherman County Community Development Department Office:
[Land Use Action Case Files-includes subdivision, partition, and zoning amendment information and planning commission minutes], 1993-present (5 cu.ft.);
Sherman County Zoning, Subdivision, Partitioning, and Land Development Ordinances, 1994-2003 (1 volume).
Records at the Sherman County Community Development Department Lower Floor Storage
Planning [Miscellaneous Records-includes comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, and subdivision ordinance development and amendment records], ca.1968-ca.1979 (1.50 cu.ft.).