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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wheeler County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1931-[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.

See the Deeds and Indexes record series for older subdivision plats drawn on deed record pages.

Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
LP [Land Partition Plats-folded copies], 1994-present (1.25 cu.ft.);
Ordinances [County-includes subdivision, partition, and zoning ordinances], 1968-present (1 binder);
[Subdivision and Partition Plats-plat cabinet], 1914-present (ca.150 maps);
Wheeler County Surveyor Indexes [includes subdivisions and partitions], 1991-present (1 binder);
Wheeler County Surveyor Land Partition Plats, 1991-present (ca.150 maps).

Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Planning Office:
Comprehensive Plan [with revisions to county comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision ordinances], 1992 (1 binder); 2003 (.10 cu.ft.);
[Eisele Subdivision Case File], 2006-2008 (1 binder);
Partitions [Case Files], 1993-present (1.25 cu.ft.);
Zoning Ordinance [includes comprehensive plan and subdivision and partition ordinance], 2001 (1 binder).

Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Lobby Exhibit Display Case:
Township Plat Book [includes tax roll land ownership and district boundaries], 1931-1950 (27 volumes).

Records at the Wheeler County Road Department Yard, Records Storage Unit:
Baty Subdivision [Case File], ca.1988 (.35 cu.ft.);
M. Partitions [Minor-Case Files], 1997-2000 (.25 cu.ft.);
MP [Minor Partition Case Files], 1984-1996 (.60 cu.ft.);
Planning [Lost Valley Subdivision Case File], 1974-1984 (.25 cu.ft.);
Planning Old [Planning Department Records-includes subdivision and partition ordinance], 1974 (.05 cu.ft.); 1986 (.05 cu.ft.).

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