Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wheeler County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records


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:
[Fossil Town Plat-rolled], n.d. (3 maps);
LP [Land Partition Plats-folded copies], 1994-present (1.25 cu.ft.);
Ordinances [County-includes subdivision, partition, and zoning ordinances], 1968-present (1 binder);
[Partition Plat Grid Map-rolled], n.d. (1 map);
[Subdivision and Partition Plats-hanging plat cabinet], 1914-present (ca.175 maps);
Wheeler County Surveyor Indexes [includes subdivisions and partitions], 1991-present (1 binder);
Wheeler County Surveyor Land Partition Plats, 1991-present (ca.175 maps).

Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Planning Office:
Baty Subdivision [Case File], ca.1988 (.35 cu.ft.);
Partitions Minor & Financial [Case Files], 2002-present (3 cu.ft.);
Zoning Ordinance [includes comprehensive plan and subdivision and partition ordinance], 2001-2008 (1 binder).

Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Courtroom 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:
M. Partitions [Minor-Case Files], 1997-2000 (.25 cu.ft.);
MP [Minor Partition Case Files], 1984-1996 (.60 cu.ft.);
Planning Old [Planning Department Records-includes subdivision and partition ordinance], 1974 (.05 cu.ft.); 1986 (.05 cu.ft.).


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