Arago, Oregon

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Arago is an unincorporated community in Coos County, Oregon, on the Coquille River, about six miles south of Coquille. The area's elevation is 30 feet (9 m).[1] Firefighting services are provided by the Coquille Rural Fire District and law enforcement services by the Coos County Sheriff and Myrtle Point police.[citation needed]

History[edit]

The Arago post office was named for Cape Arago, which in turn was named for French physicist and geographer François Arago.[2] The previously suggested name of Halls Prairie was disapproved by postal authorities.[2]

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Coordinates: 43°06′07″N 124°11′32″W / 43.10194°N 124.19222°W / 43.10194; -124.19222