Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

State of Oregon Maps Collection, 1866-2000

Metzger map of Benton County, Oregon, ca. 1920s.

Information and Credits


The State of Oregon Maps Collection includes a diverse selection of maps of the full state of Oregon as well as counties, cities, and regions. Topics of the maps include geology, soils, agriculture, recreation, traffic flow, dams and reservoirs, land use, and physiography.

Scope and Content Note


15 cubic feet, including 508 maps; 27 map folders and 4 boxes, including 4 oversize boxes


The State of Oregon Maps Collection is arranged into seven series: I. Oregon Statewide Maps, 1976-1984; II. Earth Sciences Maps, 1911-2000; III. Agricultural Maps, 1912-1972; IV. Recreation Maps, 1931-1975; V. County Maps, 1882-1990; VI. City Maps, 1866-1994; and VII. Various Oregon Maps, 1916-1988.

Related Papers

The Special Collections & Archives Research Center has many other collections of maps, university and organizational records, and faculty papers that provide information on Oregon forestry; geology; highways and transportation; parks and recreation; rivers, dams, and wetlands; and land use and ownership.

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