Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Wheeler County Records Inventory
Maps, Plans, and Drawings
Series provides a visual representation of the county and of physical structures constructed on county lands. Series includes maps, plans, and drawings that vary in size, scale, and date. Included are maps, plans, and drawings of counties and cities, election precincts, courthouses and other county buildings, cemeteries, rivers, Indian reservations, school districts, construction projects, and soil classifications. General road maps may be found in the series titled Road and Bridge Records. Technical road survey maps may be found in the series titled Road Maps and Survey Notes.
Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
City of Fossil, Mitchell, Spray Maps, 1950-ca.1976 (ca.10 maps);
Flood Insurance Rate Map Wheeler County [rolled], 1988 (20 maps);
[Land Ownership Maps-rolled blueprints], n.d. (23 maps);
Metsker's Map of Wheeler County [Election Precinct Map-modified], 1987 (1 map);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes Fossil, Mitchell, and Bureau of Land Management] 1960-1988 (3 sheets of microfilm jackets);
National Wetlands Inventory [Maps-Wheeler County-rolled], 1991 (ca.60 maps);
Outside of Courthouse [Renovation Plans-rolled], 1978 (3 drawings);
[Rural Address Map Book-on assessor map base], n.d. (1 volume);
Soil Association Map [rolled], 1982 (1 map);
[Wheeler County Census Map], 1990 (7 maps);
[Wheeler County Courthouse-Interior Layout Plans-rolled], 1995 (3 drawings);
[Wheeler County Oregon-Peck Map Company Land Ownership Maps-rolled], n.d. (2 maps).
Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
[Precinct Maps], n.d. (4 maps).
Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Assessor's Office:
[Assessor's Maps], n.d.-present (2 volumes); ca.1978-ca.1989 (2 volumes);
Flood Insurance Rate Map [Wheeler County], 1989 (20 maps);
Land Class Map Book, n.d. (1 volume).
Records at the Wheeler County Courthouse, Planning Office:
[Assessor's Maps], n.d.-present (1 volume).
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:
Flood Plain Maps [Federal Emergency Management Agency], 1989 (.75 cu.ft.).
Records at the Fossil Museum:
[Assessor's Map Book], ca.1900-ca.1913 (1 volume);
[Land and Water Inventory for Wheeler County-Maps], 1948 (1 binder).
Records at a Related Web Site:
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (Internet).