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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Tillamook County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1860-[ongoing]

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.

Most subdivision maps created before 1913 are part of the Deed Record (Deeds and Indexes).

Records at the Tillamook County Courthouse, Clerk's Record Room:
Index to Plats Tillamook County [Subdivision and Partition], 1860-1990 (1 volume);
Index to Town Plats [includes partition plats], vol. 1-2, ca.1860-present (2 volumes);
Plat Book [Subdivision], vol. 1, 1909-1913 (1 volume); vol. 2, 1946-1985 (1 volume);
[Subdivision and Partition Plats], 1913-present (1194 plats).

Records at the Tillamook County Courthouse, Clerk's Basement Storage Room:
Planning & Zoning Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision information], no. 1-31, 1964-2002 (1 cu.ft.); no. 34-36, 1981-2005 (.25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Tillamook County Courthouse, Basement, Old DCD Storage Area, Community Development Space:
MN [Minor Partition Case Files], 1980-2006 (5.50 cu.ft.);
MP [Major Partition Case Files], 1980-2006 (5.50 cu.ft.);
Subs [Subdivision Case Files], ca.1969-ca.1995 (7 cu.ft.).

Records at the TLC Bank Building, County Community Development Department Office, 1st Floor:
Land Use Ordinance [includes land division information], ca.1982-2002 (1 binder).

Records at the TLC Bank Building, County Community Development Department Office, 2nd Floor:
MN [Minor Partition Case Files], 2007-present (3.50 cu.ft.);
MP [Major Partition Case Files], 2007-present (2.50 cu.ft.);
Subdivisions [Case Files], ca.1995-present (20 cu.ft.).

Records at the TLC Bank Building, County Surveyor's Office:
C Maps [Subdivision Plats], ca.1878-present (586 plats);
Partitions [Plats], 1990-present (1021 plats);
Partitions [Surveyor's Plat Correction Case Files], no. 1-1021, 1990-present (10 cu.ft.);
Subdivisions [Surveyor's Case Files], ca.1960-present (14 cu.ft.);
[Survey, Subdivision, and Partition Map Visual Reference Index Maps-on assessor's map base], ca.1878-present (9 volumes);
Tract Book [Subdivision-includes two volume "1"], vol. 1-3, n.d. (4 volumes).

Records at the Tillamook County Public Works Department Building, Office:
[Index Cards-includes major partition and zone change entries-by township and range], ca.1980-present (.35 cu.ft.);
Major Partition [Public Works Department Case Files], ca.1980-present (5 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Flat and Rolled Maps and Plans-includes topographic, road, road profile, highway, bridge, subdivision, flood insurance, wastewater facility, etc.], ca.1954-present (ca.1500 maps and drawings);
Subdivisions [Public Works Department Case Files-includes preliminary plats, correspondence, etc.], ca.1968-present (15 cu.ft.).

Records at the Tillamook County Web Site:
Land Division Ordinance [PDF], n.d.-2002 (Internet);
Partition Plat List, 1990-present (Internet);
Subdivision Plat List, n.d.-present (Internet);
Survey Records [includes filed surveys, partitions, subdivisions, and related records], ca.1922-present (Internet);
Tract Books, vol. 1, 3, n.d. (Internet).

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