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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 Engineer
Morse Road is closed between the county line and Babbitt Road for a bridge deck replacement. The road will remain closed for three weeks or until the replacement is completed.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
It's National Work Zone Awareness Week! This week, we will focus on raising awareness and encouraging drivers to use caution when driving through work zones. Let's protect our workers, pedestrians, and motorists! Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives. #NWZAW
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
The Reese Road 0.23 over Big Walnut Creek project is underway. Complete General Construction Company is actively working on the demotion phase of this improvement project. Check back soon for updates.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Walker Road between Carter Road and Davis Road is now open to traffic.
Franklin County Engineer's Office
970 DUBLIN ROAD
COLUMBUS, OHIO 43215
(614) 525-3030
fracoeng@franklincountyengineer.org
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Surveyor’s Journal Bibliography

Surveyor’s Journal Bibliography

References and Suggested Reading

Barrett, Richard E. Images of America, Columbus 1860-1910, Arcadia Publishing, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, 2005

 

Burke, Thomas A. Ohio Lands, A Short History, The Auditor of the State of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, 1997

 

Darlington, William H. Christopher Gist Journals, J.R. Welden & Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1893

 

Franklin County Engineer’s Office. Historical  Land Records and Maps, Records Management Office, Columbus, Ohio

 

Garrett, Betty with Lentz, Edward R. Columbus, America’s Crossroads, Continental Heritage Press, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1980

 

Graichen, Jody H. Remembering German Village, The History Press, Charleston, South Carolina, 2010

 

Howe, Henry. Historical Collections of Ohio Volumes I & II, The State of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, 1907

 

Knepper, George W. The Official Ohio Lands Book, The Auditor of the State of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, 2002

 

Lee, Alfred E. History of the City of Columbus Volumes I & II, Munsell & Company, New York, New York, 1892

 

Lentz, Edward R. Columbus, The Story of a City, Arcadia Publishing, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, 2003

 

Martin, William T. The History of Franklin County, Follett, Foster & Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1858. Republished by Bergman Books, Columbus, Ohio, 1993

 

Moore, Opha. History of Franklin County Volumes I & II, Historical Publishing Company, Topeka, Kansas, 1930

 

Ringle, Dean C. The Franklin County Engineer as County Surveyor, Franklin County, Columbus, Ohio, 1986

 

Taylor, William A. Centennial History of Columbus and Franklin County Volumes I & II, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1909

 

Van Fossen, William H. The Story of Ohio, The Macmillan Company, New York, New York, 1937