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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Union County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes

1864-[ongoing]

Series documents the surveying and mapping of county roads. Records include road surveyor notes, alignment, profile, and other survey maps, and road registers. Information includes legal descriptions of the roads; road names and numbers; plans and profiles; township, range, and section numbers; dates of activity; and scales. General road maps may be found in the series titled Road and Bridge Records.

Records at the Chaplin Building, Clerk's Resource Room:
Road Maps [Numerical Register-describes road no. 1-771-includes legal descriptions], vol. 1-2, 1865-1951 (2 binders);
Union County Survey Index Township and Range [also refers to corner monumentation, road surveys, partitions, and subdivisions], ca.1885-present (1 binder of computer printouts).

Records at the Chaplin Building, Assessor/Surveyor Map Room:
[County Survey Plats-includes some road surveys-in hanging file cabinets], 1970-present (ca.45 cu.ft.);
Map Prints Showing County Road Numbers Used Before New Names Adopted in 1989 [on assessor map base], n.d.-ca.1989 (1 volume);
Roads [Description Record], no. 1-580, ca.1864-n.d. (1 volume);
[State Highway Department Road Survey Maps-rolled], ca.1921-ca.1992 (ca.70 maps).

Records at the Union County Public Works Department Office:
Misc. Plans [Miscellaneous Plans-includes road legalization surveys, etc.], ca.1985-ca.1993 (ca.30 maps);
Mylar Road Plats [Road Surveys and Field Notes-includes road petition information], ca.1870-ca.1920 (ca.40 maps).

Records at the Union County Public Works Department Office, Vault:
Document Listing [Road and Bridge Documents Index], ca.1912-present (1 binder);
[Road and Bridge Documents-includes road survey plats, field notes, petitions, proposals, contracts, specifications, bridge plans and related records-mostly rolled], ca.1912-present (30 cu.ft.).

Records at the Union County Law Enforcement Services Building, Microfilm Storage Room:
Road Department Maps, 1971-1974 (1 reel of microfilm);
[Road Department Maps], n.d. (1 reel of microfilm).

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