Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Klamath 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 at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Office Public Research Room:
Clover Creek Rd. [Road Survey Maps], ca.1960-1961 (ca.35 maps);
Corner Ref. [Reference Record-to roads], 1976-present (3 binders);
Indian Reservation Maps [includes mostly road survey and engineering maps], ca.1900-ca.1959 (ca.150 maps);
Indian Service Road System Map [Klamath Indian Reservation-rolled], ca.1960 (1 map);
KIR Tracings [Klamath Indian Reservation Road Survey and Engineering Maps-with index], ca.1953-1960 (ca.30 maps);
[Land and Road Plat Book-in large pressboard volume], ca.1953-ca.1959 (1 volume);
Market Road Maps, 1925-1927 (1 volume);
Old County Tracings [Road Survey Maps-with index], ca.1888-ca.1936 (111 maps);
Old Road Records [includes maps, viewers' reports, agreements, correspondence, and related records], ca.1929-ca.1950 (1.20 cu.ft.);
Record County Roads [includes survey information and viewers' reports-with index], vol. 1-2, 1883-1924 (2 volumes);
Record [Road Survey-with index], 1909-1910 (1 volume);
[Road Establishment and Map Alphabetical Reference Record], ca.1872-present (5 binders);
Road Records by Number [Road Survey Information], ca.1958-ca.1965 (3.50 cu.ft.);
Silver Lake Road [Road Survey and Engineering Maps and Notes], ca.1953-1963 (ca.150 maps);
[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);
West Side & Rocky Point [Road Survey and Engineering Maps], ca.1965-ca.1973 (ca.50 maps).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Surveyor's Office Room 240:
County Roads Alphabetical [includes plan, profile, alignment, and related maps], ca.1933-present (ca.150 maps);
[Map and Plat Index-includes references to road survey information-black book], 1858-ca.1972 (1 volume);
[Map and Plat Rolodex Index-includes references to road survey information], 1858-ca.1972 (.25 cu.ft.);
[Road Survey, Engineering, and Construction Records-alphabetical arrangement], ca.1969-present (18 cu.ft.);
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, Surveyor's Private Office:
[Field Books-to road and land surveys], ca.1881-ca.1958 (ca.150 volumes).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Basement Storage Room:
Record of Town Plats [includes road plats-copies], vol. 1, 1A, 2, 2A, 2B, 1875-1909 (5 volumes);
Road & Town Plats [Subdivision-includes unbound negative copies], vol. 1, 1875-ca.1907 (1 volume);
Roads [Case Files-includes petitions, orders, viewers' reports, field notes, maps, contracts, agreements, engineering documents, and related records], ca.1915-ca.1976 (7 cu.ft.).

Records at the Klamath County Government Center, Clerk's Basement Storage Room, Side Room:
[Roads Old-Case Files-includes petitions, viewers' reports, field notes, maps, and related records], 1882-1930 (2 cu.ft.).

Records at the Klamath County Web Site:
KIR Road Maps [Klamath Indian Reservation-select from menu on left], ca.1958-ca.1960 (Internet);
ODOT Maps [Oregon Department of Transportation-State Highway Department Strip Maps-select from menu on left], ca.1920-ca.1987 (Internet);
Old County Road Maps [select from menu on left], ca.1883-ca.1928 (Internet).


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