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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wasco County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes

1857-[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.

Road survey drawings are included in early commissioners' journals (County Commissioners Administrative Journals).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Maps Blueprints for Deed Records [includes road petitions, orders, blueprints, maps, and easements], ca.1935-ca.1950 (.35 cu.ft.);
Roads [Case Files-includes petitions, vacations, plans, field notes, and related records], 1858-1949 (13 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Basement County Archives:
Wasco County Toll Bridge Records [includes orders, resolutions, maps, field notes, and related records], 1948-1974 (1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Wasco County Public Works Building, Road Engineer/County Surveyor's Office:
Book [Survey Plat Volumes-includes road surveys], vol. 4-17, ca.1939-present (13 volumes);
County Road Files [includes road survey, creation, vacation, and related information], ca.1873-present (30 cu.ft.);
Drawings [Survey Card Index-includes road surveys], ca.1894-present (.20 cu.ft.);
Field Notes [Survey Card Index-includes road surveys], ca.1894-present (.20 cu.ft.);
[Filed Surveys-includes road surveys-mostly rolled], ca.1880-present (ca.50 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Filed Rolled Maps-includes road survey, railroad, city, vicinity, etc.], ca.1905-present (ca.400 maps);
Road Record [includes road survey, creation, and vacation information], vol. A, 1880-1894 (1 volume);
Road Record [includes road survey, creation, and vacation information-with index], vol. 1-4, 1857-1940 (4 volumes);
Road Status [Visual Index to Road Survey, Creation, and Vacation Information], ca.1857-present (1 volume).

Records at the Wasco County Public Works Building, Road Engineer Dept./County Surveyor's Office Closet:
[Road Survey Field Books], no. 1-323, 1920-2000 (323 volumes).

Records at the Wasco County Public Works Shop, Second Floor Exercise Room:
Wasco [State Highway Road Survey Strip Maps], ca.1940-ca.1959 (2 cu.ft.).

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