Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Gilliam County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes


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 created before 1885 document the Gilliam County area when it was part of Wasco County. The Surveyor Field Notes and Plats record series contains additional information related to road surveys.

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Gilliam County Surveyor Survey Index [includes survey index by survey number and township and range as well as road easement survey information], 1907-present (1 binder);
Map of Survey [Mylar-includes road surveys], no. 25-260, 1930-present (ca.500 sheets);
[Miscellaneous Road Maps-includes road sections and general highway], ca.1921-ca.1976 (ca.50 maps);
Record Maps of Surveys [Paper-includes road surveys], no. 25-260, 1930-present (1.50 cu.ft.);
Record of Roads [includes surveys, field notes, road viewers reports, petitions, and related information], vol. A-B, 1876-1902 (2 volumes).

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Lower Vault:
County Road Petitions/Surveys [includes right of way deeds and related records], no. 2-128, 1885-ca.1910 (2.10 cu.ft.);
County Roads Inventory [Maps-rolled], 1988 (5 maps);
[Gilliam County Roads from Journal-Wasco County Road Record for Gilliam County Area-includes surveys], 1866-1885 (1 volume);
Hwy 19 Condon to Arlington [Highway Strip Map-rolled], ca.1930 (1 map).

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Assessor's Office:
[Miscellaneous Road Maps-includes highway strip maps], 1925-2004 (ca.30 maps).

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