Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Harney 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.
The Harney County Online Tax Lot Map GIS system includes tax lot maps as well as GIS layers showing city limits, schools, cemeteries, taxing districts, and government ownership.
Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Assessor's Plats, ca.1890-1896 (1 volume).
Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
[County Courthouse ADA Barrier Reduction Plans-Americans with Disabilities Act], 1994 (10 drawings);
[County Courthouse Plans], 1941 (5 drawings);
[County Courthouse Remodeling Plans-rolled], 1961 (11 drawings);
[Fire Insurance Map-Burns Sanborn Maps], 1936 (1 volume); 1940 (1 volume);
Harney County Fairgrounds Facilities Improvements [Plans], 1992 (.20 cu.ft.);
[Malheur National Wildlife Refuge-Maps-with index], 1962 (1 volume);
[Mental Health Building Plans], 1976 (20 drawings);
[Sheriff's Facilities Remodeling and Additions-Plans], 1996 (31 drawings);
[U.S. Government, State, County & City Owned Land-Maps], n.d. (1 volume).
Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Clerk's Election Room:
Harney County Voting Districts and Precincts [Wall Map], n.d. (1 map).
Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Surveyor's Basement Storeroom:
[Assessor's Maps-hand notated], ca.1934-ca.1967 (2 volumes);
Metsker's Atlas of Harney County Oregon [includes land ownership and assessor information], 1935-n.d. (1 volume); 1955-n.d. (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes road, road survey, land survey, various Harney County buildings, mines, water projects, county courthouse, quarry site, city and vicinity, flood hazard-cataloged on Planning Department computer-rolled], ca.1911-present (ca.500 maps and drawings);
Plat #1 [Assessor's Plat Maps-modified], 1959 (1 volume);
Plat #2 [Assessor's Plat Maps-modified], 1959 (1 volume);
Platt Book [Assessor-sic], 1925 (1 volume).
Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Assessor's Office:
[Assessor's Maps-by M.A. Palmer-with color highlights-laminated], ca.1955 (3 cu.ft.);
Assessor's Maps, n.d.-present (9 volumes);
Metsker's Atlas of Harney County Oregon, 1935 (1 volume);
[Official Map of Burns Oregon-in pressboard binder], 1964 (1 volume);
[Topographic Maps], n.d. (2 volumes).
Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Tax Collector's Office:
Map of Harney County, 1908 (1 map).
Records at the Harney County Courthouse, Planning Department Office:
Flood Insurance Rate Maps, 2000 (.15 cu.ft.);
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps-includes roads, land use, zoning, taxing districts, census, and other topics-in tube case], ca.2002-present (ca.50 maps).
Records at the Harney County Historical Museum, First Floor:
Assessors Plats, vol. 1, n.d. (1 volume);
Metsker's Atlas of Harney County Oregon, 1935 (1 volume).
Records at the Harney County Historical Museum, Second Floor:
Malheur Indian Reservation [Wall Map], 1958 (1 map);
Voting Precincts [Wall Map], 1913 (1 map).
Records at a Related Web Site:
Tax Assessment GIS Maps [select county], n.d.-present (Internet).