Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Umatilla 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 Oregon State Archives:
Road Survey [Records], 1887 (.10 cu.ft.).

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Main Basement Vault:
[Road Case Files-includes petitions and road surveys], no. 1-930, 1866-1955 (15 cu.ft.);
Special Road Districts [Records-includes minutes, petitions, field notes, and related documents], 1919-1931 (.35 cu.ft.).

Records at the Umatilla County, Assessment Division Cartography Office:
Index to County Road Widths [Maps-includes classifications], n.d. (1 volume);
[State Highway Roll Maps], ca.1920-n.d. (ca.100 maps).

Records at the Umatilla County Courthouse, Records Office Back Room:
Misc. Maps [Miscellaneous-includes irrigation, railroad right of way, water right, highway, and courthouse-in flat file drawer], ca.1880-1968 (ca.1 cu.ft.).

Records at the Umatilla County Surveyor's Office:
County Roads and Field Notes [title varies], vol. A-C, ca.1866-1918 (3 volumes);
[Road Case Files-includes survey information, notes, permits, correspondence, memoranda, and related documents], ca.1866-present (55 cu.ft.);
Umatilla County Road Plats [Large Scale], n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Umatilla County Road Department, Engineering Office:
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps-includes state highways, county roads, and railroads], ca.1896-present (ca.200 maps);
Plats [Road-includes road establishment information], vol. 1, 1866-1933 (1 volume).

Records at the Umatilla County Road Department Shop Building, Map Room:
[Miscellaneous Road and Highway Engineering Maps and Bridge Plans], ca.1920-present (ca.200 maps and drawings);
[Road Advisory Committee Minutes and Reports-includes survey information], 1954-1967 (1 volume);
[Road Survey Field Books], ca.1920-ca.1970 (1 cu.ft.).


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