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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Washington County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes

1850-[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.

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Records at the Public Services Building, Room 202, Survey Section Vault:
[County Road Record-includes field notes, drawings, viewers reports, and establishment information], 1854-1902 (1 volume);
County Roads [Plats-flat], ca.1890-1988 (ca.200 plats);
Market Road Index, n.d. (.05 cu.ft.);
Market Roads [Survey Maps-rolled-with index], no. 1-24, ca.1920-ca.1940 (ca.150 maps);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes city, vicinity, district, and road-rolled], ca.1967-ca.1985 (ca.75 maps);
[Miscellaneous State Highway Strip Maps-rolled], ca.1925-ca.1960 (ca.75 maps);
Record of County Road Plats, 1937-1951 (1 volume);
Record of County Roads [includes commissioners orders, resolutions, surveyor reports, plats, viewers reports, and related information-no. 6 to 2036-title varies], vol. 2-9, 1876-1967 (8 volumes);
Record of County Roads [Plats-with index], vol. 6, 1919-1937 (1 volume);
SS [State Highway Strip Maps-rolled], no. 1-108, ca.1925-ca.1960 (ca.120 maps);
State Hwy [Highway Survey Maps-rolled], ca.1940-ca.1971 (119 maps);
[Visual Index Plats-to surveys, road surveys, vacations, and related information], ca.1852-ca.1996 (3 volumes);
W.N.V. & A. Survey for Wagon Road [Field Notes], 1873 (1 volume).

Records at the Public Services Building, Suite 240, Assessment & Taxation Department, Cartography Division Office:
[Highway and Railroad Right of Way Strip Maps-rolled], ca.1910-ca.1971 (ca.150 maps);
Misc. Maps & Drawings [includes road, intersection, and railroad-mostly rolled], ca.1950-ca.1996 (ca.100 maps).

Records at the Walnut Street Center Building, Second Floor, Survey Section Road Survey Unit Office Area:
County Roads [Records-includes survey and establishment information], no. CRA1-CR2297, 1850-ca.1990 (24 inches of microfiche);
County Roads [Survey Notes-includes miscellaneous notes], no. 52-1500, 1936-1977 (1.80 cu.ft.);
C.R. [Road Packets-County Road Case Files-includes road petitions, survey notes and plats, and related documents], no. A1/2-3286, 1850-present (60 cu.ft.);
Field Books [Road Right-of-Way-with index], ca.1979-present (100 volumes);
Field Notes [Road Engineering-alphabetical], ca.1947-present (4 cu.ft.);
Field Notes [Road Engineering-numerical], ca.1958-present (2 cu.ft.);
Index to Roads, vol. 1, ca.1850-ca.1900 (1 volume).

Records at the Walnut Street Center Building, Second Floor, Survey Section Land Corner Unit Office Area:
Market Road Loose Leaf Notes [Field], ca.1921-ca.1931 (1 cu.ft.);
[Survey Field Books-includes notes by Barrows, Barber, Barney, Bosworth Chandler, Gale, Graham, Hobbs, Huson, Jensen, Lomax, Meacham, Mills, MacIntyre, McGee, Morill, Newell Gossett & Walsh, Reiter, Walker, Wilkes, and county surveyors-includes land corner and road survey information-with index], ca.1870-present (ca.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Washington County Historical Records Vault:
Road Index Tube Files [Index-to road maps in Survey Section Vault], n.d. (.05 cu.ft.).

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