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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Yamhill County Records Inventory

Maps, Plans, and Drawings

1866-2009

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.

The GIS-based Yamhill County Web Maps include assessor, fire district, flood plain, soil, and survey maps as well as planning zone maps with comprehensive plan and zoning information.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
State Civil Works Administration Records [includes some maps and plans], 1934-1935 (.40 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office:
Old Precinct Maps [includes vicinity, street, and road information], ca.1998-2008 (.40 cu.ft.);
[Voter Precincts Maps], 1978-1992 (12 aperture cards).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office Basement Archives Room:
Preliminary Willamette River Greenway [Order Exhibit I-includes maps], 1974 (1 volume).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Building, Scanning Room Surveyor's Storage:
City Maps [includes vicinity, forest, railroad, etc.-in 3 gray rolled map cases], ca.1866-1974 (ca.200 maps);
Metsker's Atlas of Yamhill County Oregon, 1928 (1 volume); 1942 (1 volume).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Building, File Room Surveyor's Storage:
[Assessor's Plats Old Tax Lot #s-includes survey notations], n.d. (ca.350 maps);
BPA Maps [Bonneville Power Administration], ca.1940-ca.1972 (ca.200 maps);
FIRM Maps [Flood Insurance Rate Maps], 2009 (ca.75 maps);
Official Greenway Boundary Maps [Willamette River-on aerial photograph base, 1974 (1 volume);
Quad Maps [Quadrangle], 1955-1992 (ca.50 maps);
Yamhill County Railroads [Maps-rolled], ca.1913-n.d. (ca.75 maps).

Records at the Yamhill County Planning and Development Department Building, File Room:
Base Maps [Comprehensive Plan, Zoning, and County], 1963-1984 (ca.30 maps);
[Flood Insurance Rate Map-Federal Emergency Management Agency], 1983 (1 cu.ft.);
Flood Maps, ca.1974-ca.1980 (ca.75 maps);
Floodway Maps [Flood Insurance Rate Maps-title varies], 1983 (2 binders);
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes city, vicinity, topographic, zoning, comprehensive plan, census, roads, etc.], ca.1970-ca.1994 (ca.150 maps);
Miscellaneous [Maps-includes topographic, highway, etc.], ca.1938-ca.1973 (ca.75 maps);
Miscellaneous [Metsker's Atlas of Yamhill County Oregon], 1942 (1 volume);
Small City Maps, ca.1975-ca.1992 (ca.20 maps);
Township Maps Forestry Maps [includes mostly 1994 zoning maps as well as comprehensive plan and forest maps], ca.1965-1994 (ca.50 maps);
USGS Topo Maps [United States Geological Survey Topographic-includes road index, flood insurance rate, water resources, soils, drainage], ca.1956-ca.1985 (ca.150 maps);
Yamhill County Courthouse [Plans-rolled], 1963 (ca.30 drawings).

Records at the Yamhill County Stern Building, Clerk's Office Basement Plat Room:
1990 Census Maps [rolled], 1990 (1 cu.ft.);
Assessor Maps, n.d. (ca.200 maps);
Ground Water/Miscellaneous [Maps-includes well suitability, water needs, and supply-rolled], n.d. (1 cu.ft.);
Land Use [Maps-includes drainage, subdivision and partitions, urban areas, forest, industrial, trends-rolled], ca.1945-1990 (2 cu.ft.);
Miscellaneous Planning Maps [includes oil and gas leases, land fill, Vortex II site plan, population, etc.-rolled], ca.1899-ca.1990 (1 cu.ft.);
Precinct Maps [based on 1950 maps], 1966 (2 maps);
PUD [Peoples Utility District Maps-based on 1966 maps], 1980 (2 maps);
Special Studies [Maps-rolled], ca.1969-ca.1984 (1 cu.ft.);
[Subdivision Plats-Assessor's Copies], ca.1889-ca.1962 (ca.200 plats);
Surface Water [Maps-includes adjudication, drainage, rivers, reservoirs-rolled], ca.1967-ca.1979 (2 cu.ft.);
Topographic/Soils [Maps-rolled], ca.1956-1987 (2 cu.ft.).

Records at the Yamhill County 4th Street (Stanard) Building, Storefront Surplus Property Area:
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps-includes roads, road survey, highways, base, vicinity, fairgrounds], ca.1913-ca.1990 (ca.175 maps);
Retired [Assessor Maps], ca.1994-ca.1996 (ca.200 maps).

Records at the Yamhill County Museum Research Library:
Metsker's Atlas of Yamhill County Oregon, n.d. (1 volume).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (Internet).

 

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