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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Klamath County Records Inventory

Land Subdivision Records

1870-[ongoing]

Series documents the subdividing and partitioning of land within the county. Records include survey notes, correspondence, photographs, satisfaction of agreements, maps of subdivided and partitioned land, and contracts and permits. Information includes subdivision names; lot, street, and alley dimensions; and township, range, and section numbers of land to be subdivided or partitioned.

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Basement Storage Room:
Comprehensive Land Use Plan [Land Development Code-includes subdivision and partition information], 1981 (1 volume); 1982 (1 volume); 1997 (1 binder);
Index to Town Plats, vol. 1, 1875-1949 (1 volume);
Land Development Code Update Draft [includes subdivision and partition information], vol. 2, 1990 (1 volume);
Land Partitions, 2006-2009 (2 volumes);
Land Use Planning Ordinances [includes comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision ordinances], 1981-present (2 cu.ft.);
Major Land Partitions [Plats-includes minor partitions], vol. 1, 1979-1990 (1 volume);
[Partition Plats], vol. 2-3, 1990-1997 (2 volumes);
Partitions [Plats], vol. 4-6, 1997-2005 (3 volumes);
Record of Town Plats [includes road plats-copies], vol. 1, 1A, 2, 2A, 2B, 1875-1909 (5 volumes);
Record of Town Plats [title values], vol. 1B, 1906-1958 (1 volume); vol. 3-25, 1910-2004 (19 volumes);
Record of Township Plats [Subdivision-negative copies], ca.1885-ca.1949 (1 volume);
Road & Town Plats [Subdivision-includes unbound negative copies], vol. 1, 1875-ca.1907 (1 volume);
Street Vacations [Road and Subdivision Vacation Records], ca.1916-ca.1996 (4.50 cu.ft.);
Subdivision Plats, 2005-2011 (3 volumes).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Office Public Research Room:
Index to Partition Plats, vol. 1, 1990-2004 (1 volume);
Index to Record of Town Plats, vol. 1, 1875-2004 (1 volume);
Klamath County Partitions [Plats], 2013-present (1 volume);
Land Partitions [Plats], 2010-2012 (1 volume);
Miscellaneous [Book of Records Index-also includes partitions], 1976-2000 (1 volume);
Plat Book of Linkville Cemetery Klamath Falls Ore., n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Office Public Research Room:
Completed Subdivisions Roads Constructed [includes maps and inspection reports], 1970-present (5.50 cu.ft.);
Land Partitions Finalized [Plats-includes related records], 1970-present (22 cu.ft.);
Old Land Partitions [Case Files], 1970-1973 (1 cu.ft.);
Subdivision Prints [Plats-copies-includes related documents], 1875-present (8 cu.ft.);
Survey Index by Subdivision Name [Card], 1951-present (.75 cu.ft.);
[Surveyor's Master Index-includes references to road record, road establishment, vacation, plat vacation, ordinance, dismissed road petition, and miscellaneous file-in stand], ca.1870-ca.1987 (1 volume).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Office Vault Room 241:
Land Partition Tracings [Plats], ca.1983-ca.1989 (ca.30 plats);
Subdivision Tracings [Plats], 1875-present (ca.2000 plats);
[Town Plats-copies], vol. 1-20, 1875-1975 (2 volumes).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Office Room 240:
Tube File [Miscellaneous Rolled Maps and Plans-includes road surveys, streets, bridges, quarries, vicinities, highways, market roads, canals, utilities, subdivisions, Running Y Resort, and other subjects], no. I-XI, ca.1913-present (ca.1200 maps and drawings).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Planning Division Office:
Land Partitions [Case Files], 2000-present (16 cu.ft.);
Ordinance Series 44/45 [Records-includes historical comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance, and related documents], ca.1961-present (4.50 cu.ft.);
Tracts [Subdivision Case Files], ca.1965-present (25 cu.ft.).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Planning Division Office Storage Room:
KCLDC [Klamath County Land Development Code-includes subdivision and partition information], 1995 (1 binder);
KCLDC Revisions [Klamath County Land Development Code-includes subdivision and partition information], ca.1991-1995 (1 binder);
KC Old Land Codes [Land Development Code Revisions-includes subdivision and partition information], 1981-1984 (1 binder); 1990-1995 (1 binder);
KC Old Land Codes [Subdivision Ordinance], 1969 (1 binder).

Records at the Klamath County Courthouse, Room 17, Public Works Area 51 Basement Storage Cage:
LP [Land Partition Case Files], 1983-1999 (20 cu.ft.);
Major Partitions [Case Files], 1979-1989 (4 cu.ft.);
Minor Partitions [Case Files], 1979-1981 (8 cu.ft.).

Records at the Klamath County Library:
Comprehensive Plan Atlas [includes Land Development Code-includes subdivision and partition information], 1981 (1 volume);
Land Development Code [includes subdivision and partition information], 1981 (1 volume); 1995 (1 volume); 2002 (1 volume).

Records at the Klamath County Web Site:
Codes and Plans [Historic Land Development Code-includes subdivision and partition information], ca.1981-ca.1995 (Internet);
Codes and Plans [Land Development Code-includes subdivision and partition information], ca.1981-present (Internet);
Land Partitions Online [Plats], 1979-present (Internet);
Subdivision Plats Online, ca.1875-present (Internet).

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