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Franklin County Engineer

As a local public works agency headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the Franklin County Engineer's Office is responsible for the maintenance and construction of 271 miles of county roadway and 351 county bridges, as well as upkeep of all county ditches, drains, retention basins, and other storm water facilities within the right-of-way of county roads in unincorporated areas. To meet the continuing development and infrastructure needs of Franklin County, the Engineer's Office utilizes the latest technologies for determining and maintaining roadway centerlines and boundaries; retracing and setting new monuments for original public land surveys; preparing geographic information system mapping for real estate tax assessments; and establishing precise countywide horizontal and vertical control to maintain uniformity in construction, surveying, and mapping.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer17 hours ago
UPCOMING ROAD CLOSURE

Schleppi Road between Fancher Road and Walnut Street will be closed beginning April 1, 2019 for a bridge replacement.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer22 hours ago
ROAD OPENED

Rowe Road between Lockbourne Road and U.S. 23 is now open to traffic.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer4 days ago
In celebration of Women's History Month and National Surveyor's Week we highlight Alice Fletcher, who's regarded as the first woman surveyor in the U.S. We also take this time to recognize all of the women surveyors that have contributed to the profession. #WomensHistoryMonth #NSW
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer4 days ago
Today, we joined one of our survey crews as they performed a topographic survey. They are gathering elevation data that will be used as a basis for design of the proposed drainage improvement. Thanks guys for letting us join you! #NationalSurveyorsWeek
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer4 days ago
Tonight the Franklin County Engineer's Annual Township Meeting and the Franklin County Public Health District Advisory Council Meeting were held at The Boat House Restaurant at Confluence Park. Guest speaker Matthew DeTemple discussed the proposed gas tax while Judge Stephanie Mingo explained the role of the Franklin County Environmental Court. Thanks to everyone who contributed to this wonderful event.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer5 days ago
Throughout history, surveyors measured and documented land features which helped create maps that shape our world. On this Global Surveyors Day, we recognize their dedication and continued impact on our communities. #NationalSurveyorsWeek

Franklin County Engineer's Office
970 DUBLIN ROAD
COLUMBUS, OHIO 43215
(614) 525-3030
fracoeng@franklincountyengineer.org
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Historical Maps and Information

Historical Maps and Information

Historical maps of Franklin County dating back to 1842, as well as township maps, road record books, subdivision plats, private surveys, county road construction plans, and county road right-of-way plans are housed in the Records Management Office of the Surveying Department. Copies of these records and others are available to the public free of charge or for a nominal fee. Most can be obtained in both hardcopy and digital format. For more information, please contact Teel Slike, Records Manager at (614) 525-3045.

Historical Map examples:

1856 Property Map of the city of Columbus

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1883 Property Map of Franklin County, Ohio

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1895 Property Map of Franklin County, Ohio

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