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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wasco County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1862-[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.

Land subdivision plats dating from ca.1862 to ca.1904 are included in the Deed Record (Deeds and Indexes).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Miscellaneous Maps-includes vicinity, city, partition, district, comprehensive plan, zoning, and highway-rolled], ca.1931-ca.1995 (ca.40 maps);
Partition Plats, 1985-1990 (1 volume);
[Subdivision and Partition Plats], ca.1913-present (ca.1300 plats).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Index to Town Plats and Power of Attorney, n.d. (1 volume);
Minor Partitions [Plats], 1974-1984 (2 reels of microfilm);
Plat Book [Index-includes subdivision and partition references], ca.1862-present (1 binder).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Clerk's Private Office:
Plat A [Subdivision-in flat file], ca.1909-ca.1913 (4 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Basement County Archives:
City Plats [Subdivision], vol. 3, 1921 (1 volume);
Maupin [City Plat Atlas], n.d. (1 volume);
Minor Partition Plats, 1974-1984 (2 reels of microfilm);
[Subdivision Plats-rolled mylar], 1908-1912 (1.25 cu.ft.);
Various Board Meeting Minutes [Land Use and Development Ordinance-includes zoning and subdivision information], 1985 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wasco County Public Works Building, Planning Office:
MAP [Major Partition Case Files], 1986-1991 (.50 cu.ft.);
MIP [Minor Partition Case Files], 1974-1991 (6.50 cu.ft.);
Par [Partition Case Files], 1994-present (5 cu.ft.);
Par. [Partition Case Files], 1992-1993 (2 cu.ft.);
Subdivisions [Case Files-includes some copies of older plats-alphabetical], ca.1973-present (5 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wasco County Public Works Building, Planning Director's Office:
County LUDO [Land Use and Development Ordinance-includes zoning and subdivision information], 1956-present (8 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wasco County Public Works Building, Planning Office Second Floor Storage Room:
Old Subdivision Ordinances [includes amendments], ca.1957-ca.1982 (1 cu.ft.);
Rajneesh [Land Use Records], 1978-1994 (17 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wasco County Public Works Building, Road Engineer/County Surveyor's Office:
File Cabinet Subdivisions [Subdivision Plats and Related Records], ca.1940-present (2.50 cu.ft.);
Plats [Subdivision-copies], ca.1904-present (ca.279 plats).

Records at the Wasco County Public Works Building, Second Floor Aerial Photograph Storage Room:
City Plats [includes land ownership information], vol. 1, n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Wasco County Web Site:
Wasco County Land Use and Development Ordinance [includes zoning and subdivision information], 1985-present (Internet).

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