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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Sherman County Records Inventory

Maps, Plans, and Drawings

1892-[ongoing]

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 Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Aerial Map Kent [Water District Index Map-orthophoto], 1979 (1 map);
Assessor's Maps, n.d. (1 volume);
[Biggs Map-Vicinity] , 1972 (1 map);
City of Moro [Orthophoto Map-rolled], 1985 (1 photomap);
City of Wasco [Tax Lot Map], n.d. (1 map);
[Code Map Index-Sherman County Assessor's], ca.1986 (1 map); 1994 (2 maps); n.d. (1 map);
County Valuation Maps, n.d. (ca.30 maps);
[De Moss Memorial Park Plans], 1974 (5 drawings);
Flood Hazard Boundary Maps [rolled], 1974 (15 maps);
[Gas Transmission Line Photomaps-rolled], 1978 (ca.20 maps);
[Grass Valley Tax Lot Maps], n.d. (2 maps);
Grass Valley Water System [Map], 1964 (1 map);
Land Use Map [Rufus], 1962. (2 maps);
Map of Grass Valley, Oregon, n.d. (1 map);
Map of IOOF Cemetery [Independent Order of Odd Fellows-Kent], 1911 (1 map);
Map of Rufus and Vicinity, 1963 (1 map);
Map of Sherman County [rolled], n.d. (1 map);
Maps School Dist. & Road Dist. [District-includes other maps], 1926-1933 (ca.15 maps);
Metsker's Atlas of Sherman County Oregon, 1934 (1 volume);
Metsker's Atlas of Sherman County Oregon [includes additional blueprint land ownership plats], 1934, 1939 (1 volume);
National Wetlands Inventory Draft Maps, 1988 (15 maps);
Otto [Assessor's Maps], n.d. (1 volume);
Plat Map Sherman County [Assessor's], n.d. (1 volume);
Plat of Railroad to Grass Valley, n.d. (1 map);
Plat of Sherman County [rolled], 1900 (1 map);
[Proposed Deschutes Park Plan], n.d. (1 map);
[Proposed Mid-Columbia Peoples' Utility District-Map], 1942 (1 map);
Relocation Biggs-Rufus Area [Dam Related Relocation-Map], 1962 (3 maps);
Sherman County Soil and Water Conservation District [Map], 1954 (1 map);
[Sherman County-Township and Range Map], n.d. (1 map);
[Soil Classification Maps-rolled], 1962 (.50 cu.ft.);
Standard Atlas of Sherman County, Oregon [includes land ownership information], 1913 (1 volume);
Topographic Sheets [Maps], 1957-1971 (ca.30 maps);
Town of Grass Valley [Code Index Map], 1991 (2 maps);
Town of Kent [Code Index Map], 1991 (1 map);
Town of Moro [Code Index Map], 1991 (1 map);
Town of Rufus [Code Index Map], 1991 (1 map).

Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Annual Report of Sherman County Agent [Extension Service-some volumes include maps and photographs], 1937-1950 (11 volumes);
Code Index Map [wall map], n.d. (1 map);
Flood Insurance Rate Maps, 1984 (.25 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes courthouse, courthouse remodel, road survey, etc.], 1892-1977 (ca.75 maps and drawings);
Rural Addressing System [Map], 2006 (1 map);
Sherman County Courthouse [Plans-in tube], 2010 (13 drawings);
Standard Atlas of Sherman County, Oregon [includes land ownership information], 1913 (1 volume);
USGS Quadrangles [United States Geological Survey Maps-with index], 1962-1987 (ca.20 maps).

Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Assessor's Office:
[Assessor's Maps], n.d.-present (1 volume).

Records at the Sherman County OSU Extension Service Building, County Planning Department Office:
FEMA [Federal Emergency Management Agency-Fire Insurance Rate Maps], ca.1984 (.20 cu.ft.);
Rural Addressing System [Map], 2001 (1 map);
Rural Addressing System [Wall Map], 2006 (1 map).

Records at the Sherman County OSU Extension Service Building, Extension Service Storage Room:
[Assessor's Maps], ca.1998-ca.2009 (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes city, zoning, transportation, area, and topographic] ca.1980-ca.1999 (ca.40 maps);
Rural Addressing Map [Sherman County], 1997 (1 map).

Records at the Sherman County Historical Museum, Second Floor Archives Room 2:
Fire Insurance Map of Moro Oregon [Sanborn], 1910 (1 volume).

Records at the Sherman County Historical Museum, Second Floor Large Storage Room 3:
Metsker's Atlas of Sherman County Oregon, 1934 (1 volume); n.d. (1 volume);
Standard Atlas of Sherman County, Oregon [includes land ownership information], 1913 (1 volume).

Records at the Sherman County Historical Museum, Lobby Cabinet:
Standard Atlas of Sherman County, Oregon [includes land ownership information], 1913 (1 volume).

Records at the Sherman County Web Site:
Voting Precincts [Map-PDF], 2009 (Internet).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (www.ormap.net).

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