Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Union County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes


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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