Certified Corner Monuments
Since 1978, the State Archives has been home to corner monument records filed by surveyors from across Oklahoma. Over 205,000 corner records are on file.
Registered surveyors are required to file methods and reference measurements used in establishing section corners throughout the state.
In order to obtain a copy of a filed corner monument record, you may use the
Filing New Corner Records
For more information, see the Certified Corner Records Instruction Manual.
To file a new corner record, please download the current Oklahoma Certified Corner Record Form. You must send in a paper copy of the form that has been properly signed along with the filing fee.
For additional information, please contact Corner Monuments Records Division.
The corner monuments do not include personal property surveys. Land ownership is a county record, see County Clerk’s office for more information. The original land patents can be obtained from the Bureau of Land Management.