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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clatsop County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes

1850-[ongoing]

Series documents the surveying and mapping of county roads. Records include road surveyor notes, alignment, profile, and other survey maps, and road registers. Information includes legal descriptions of the roads; road names and numbers; plans and profiles; township, range, and section numbers; dates of activity; and scales. General road maps may be found in the series titled Road and Bridge Records.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Road [Survey and Report of Road], 1851 (.05 cu.ft.);
Road Survey Records [includes petitions and related records], 1850-1913 (.30 cu.ft.).

Records at the Clatsop County Courthouse, Main Floor Vault:
[Profile of Road Survey Maps-Bin F rolled in cans], ca.1906-ca.1928 (ca.75 maps);
Surveyor Films [OSHD Field Book-Oregon State Highway Department-security copy-Bin E], no. 1-56, n.d. (2 inches of microfilm jackets);
Surveyor Films [Road Department Field Book-security copy-Bin E], no. 1-280, ca.1908-ca.1989 (10 inches of microfilm jackets);
Surveyor Films [State Highway Strip Maps-Survey-security copy-Bin E], ca.1906-ca.1928 (ca.12 inches of aperture cards).

Records at the Clatsop County Public Services Bldg. 820, Assessment and Taxation Dept. Office, Cartography Area:
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes road survey, assessor's base maps, topographic, county, etc.-rolled], ca.1913-present (ca.200 maps).

Records at the Clatsop County Roads Division Office, Vault:
Co. Road [County Road Field Books], ca.1913-ca.2010 (6 inches of microfiche);
[County Road and Bridge Maps], 1900-present (ca.500 maps);
County Road Record Books, no. 1-1028, 1872-ca.2010 (26 inches of aperture cards);
[County Road Survey Maps-in drawers-by area name], ca.1916-present (ca.200 maps);
Crown Zellerbach Field Books [Survey-includes road survey information-photocopies], ca.1950-ca.1970 (7 cu.ft.);
Engineering Loose Leaf [Crown Zellerbach Survey Field Books-includes road survey information-originals], ca.1950-ca.1970 (8 cu.ft.);
Misc. Field Books [Miscellaneous Survey-includes roads], ca.1873-ca.1938 (ca.30 volumes);
ODOT Field Books [Oregon Department of Transportation-Road Survey], 1913-1914 (56 volumes);
OSHD [Oregon State Highway Department Field Books], ca.1931-ca.1986 (1 inch of microfiche);
Record Book of Roads and Highways [includes legal descriptions and drawings], 1859-1870 (1 volume);
Road Book [includes survey and road order information], vol. 4, ca.1959-ca.1970 (1 volume);
Road Department Field Books [with index], vol. 1-290, ca.1913-2003 (290 volumes);
Road Plat Book [with index], vol. 2-3, ca.1892-ca.1954 (2 volumes);
Roads [Record-includes field notes and petitions-with index], vol. 2-3, 1893-1954 (2 volumes);
State Highways [Survey Maps], 1914-present (ca.175 maps);
State Highway Strip Maps [Survey], no. 1-164, 1914-ca.2010 (17 inches of aperture cards);
State Highways, Unnumbered County Roads, City Streets, Public Roads, Private Roads [Case Files-includes specifications and maps], ca.1963-present (2.50 cu.ft.);
Surveyors Road Record [with index], vol. 1, 1920-1931 (1 volume).

Records at the Clatsop County Judge Guy Boyington Building, Records Storage Room:
Miscellaneous Recorded Historical Documents [Columbia River Highway Contracts and Specifications], 1914 (.35 cu.ft.);
Road Record [includes survey information and viewers' reports], 1870-1872 (1 volume).

 

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