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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Klamath County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes

1858-[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 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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