Survey Data

You can find survey data in the Engineering Records Center and Survey Office on the 47th floor of the Seattle Municipal Tower. Survey data includes:

  • Coordinate maps in NAD27
  • Quarter Section maps of the City of Seattle
  • Large Scale Profiles: approximately from 1900 to 1960
  • Survey field books which contain street monumentation information, monument ties, stationing data, level notes, topographic notes, cross-section notes, profile notes, easement locations, construction notes for paving, curbs, storm and sanitary sewers, water mains, light poles, bridges, and miscellaneous structures.

    The types of books available are:
    • Seattle Public Utilities (Index in vault)
    • Seattle Engineering Dept: pre-1998 (some also in microfilm - Index in vault)
    • Seattle Water Department: pre-1998 (Index in Survey Office)
    • Seattle City Light Department: pre-1998 (Index in Survey Office)
  • Seattle Engineering Dept Land Survey Records
  • Water Dept Land Survey Records
  • Seattle City Light Land Survey Records