Public Land Survey System (PLSS)

Kenneth Farmer · June 8, 2019
Course Type Duration Assessment CLE Credit Available
Internet On-Demand 1 Hour Yes 1 Hour

This course covers the Public Land Survey System (“PLSS”), also known as the U.S. Rectangular Land Survey, the Congressional Survey, the Federal Rectangular Survey, the Rectangular Survey, and the Government Survey. The purpose of this course is to provide a basic understanding of the history of the borders of the State of Mississippi, the origins of the Public Land Survey System, how our state’s border history and the Public Land Survey System influences our modern day maps, and how to read, write and locate using the Public Land Survey System.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the history of borders of the State of Mississippi
  • Understand the history of the Public Land Survey System
  • Define the components of the Public Land Survey System
  • Identify and locate a parcel of land using this system

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About Instructor

Kenneth Farmer

Ken Farmer is Sr. Underwriting Counsel for First American Title Insurance Company in Mississippi. Ken is responsible for providing underwriting guidance to agents throughout Mississippi and underwriting support and direction to the sales team and their marketing efforts to help improve growth opportunities in Mississippi. Ken performs various responsibilities centered on quality, communication and policy evaluation all in support of developing and maintaining agency relationships.

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Course Includes

  • 7 Lessons
  • 41 Topics
  • 10 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate