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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Yamhill County Records Inventory

Corner Survey Records

1897-[ongoing]

Series documents the establishment and/or restoration of survey corners or monuments by the county surveyor or registered land surveyors. Records include maps, field survey restoration notes, historical notes, and indexes. Information includes description of corners; existing markers; descriptions of new markers and any changes made to the locations; property owners; township, range, and section numbers; donation land claim information; date the new markers were set; and surveyor's signatures.

Records at the Yamhill County Public Works Building, Surveyor's Office:
Research Field Notes [Corner Restoration], ca.1900-present (5 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Public Works Building, Surveyor's Office Vault:
Record Bearing Trees of U.S. Surveys [Corner Survey], 1897-1948 (1 volume);
[Resets Bearing Trees of U.S. Government Surveys-originals], ca.1980-present (7 binders);
Resets Bearing Trees of U.S. Surveys [copies], ca.1980-present (13 binders).

Records at the Yamhill County Web Site:
Corner Reset Notes [Corner Survey Field Notes], n.d. (Internet).

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