Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wasco County Records Inventory

Corner Survey Records


Series documents the establishment and/or restoration of survey corners or monuments by the county surveyor or registered land surveyors. Records include maps, field survey restoration notes, historical notes, and indexes. Information includes description of corners; existing markers; descriptions of new markers and any changes made to the locations; property owners; township, range, and section numbers; donation land claim information; date the new markers were set; and surveyor's signatures.

Records at the Wasco County Public Works Building, Road Engineer/County Surveyor's Office:
Book [Assessor's Map Base Township and Range Survey Index Volumes-includes corner survey information], vol. 1-2, 4-5, ca.1860-present (4 volumes);
GLO Field Notes [General Land Office-includes land corner monument records and interfiled microfiche], ca.1860-present (2 cu.ft.);
Land Corner [Monument Record], no. LC1-LC1127, ca.1968-present (.75 cu.ft.);
Replacements [Modified Assessor's Plat Atlas Survey Index Replaced Pages-includes land corner monument information], n.d. (2 volumes);
Surveys [Visual Index to Surveys and Remonumented Corners-includes donation land claim information], ca.1860-present (1 volume).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Basement County Archives:
Bearing Trees of United States Survey, Original County Surveys, 1896-1900 (1 volume);
Land Corner Monument Records, no. 1-730, 1981-1985 (.35 cu.ft.).


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