Blakeley, Oregon

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Blakeley is an unincorporated historic community[1] in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States between Pendleton and Milton-Freewater. It is just north of Oregon Route 11 on Wildhorse Creek. Blakeley was a station on the Union Pacific Railroad.[2] The station was first named "Eastland" after Robert E. Eastland who received a patent on land nearby in 1880.[2] The name was later changed to honor William M. Blakley (alternately spelled "Blakeley" and "Blakely"), an Oregon State Representative from 1902–1906, and a wheat grower in the area.[2] The elevation is 1417 feet (432 m).[1]


Coordinates: 45°44′29″N 118°36′15″W / 45.741520°N 118.604142°W / 45.741520; -118.604142