Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Washington 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.
The searchable iSpirits research tool includes images of road maps.
Records at the Public Services Building, Suite 200, Survey Division Vault:
[County Road Record-includes field notes, drawings, viewers reports, and establishment information], 1852-1902 (1 volume);
County Roads [Plats-flat], ca.1890-1988 (ca.200 plats);
County Roads [Survey Notes-includes miscellaneous notes], no. 52-1500, 1936-1977 (1.80 cu.ft.);
Market Road Loose Leaf Notes [Field], ca.1921-ca.1931 (1 cu.ft.);
Market Roads [Survey Maps-rolled], no. 1-24, ca.1920-ca.1940 (ca.50 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 Ford Wagon Road [Field Notes], 1873 (1 volume).
Records at the Public Services Building, Suite 200, Survey Division Public Research Area:
County Roads [Numerical Index Cards-includes establishment and survey information], no. CRA1-CR3166, 1850-ca.2005 (1 cu.ft.);
County Roads [Records-includes survey and establishment information], no. CRA1-CR3185, 1850-ca.2005 (24 inches of microfiche);
Road Index Tube Files [indexes road maps in vault], n.d. (.05 cu.ft.).
Records at the Public Services Building, Conference Room 235, Assessment and Taxation Temporary Map Storage Area:
[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, Land Use and Transportation Department Civil Survey Office Area:
C.R. [Road Packets-County Road Case Files-includes road petitions, survey notes and plats, and related documents], no. A1/2-3243, 1850-present (43 cu.ft.);
Field Books [Road Right-of-Way-with index], ca.1979-present (59 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).