Camp Sherman, Oregon
|Camp Sherman, Oregon|
|Unincorporated community & census-designated place|
Camp Sherman store
|Named for||Sherman County, home of many families who spent their summer vacations here|
|Elevation||2,963 ft (903 m)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|Coordinates and elevation from United States Geological Survey|
Camp Sherman is census-designated place and unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States. It is located on the Metolius River. The population consists of a few hundred year-round residents, swelling to several thousand during the summer. The community includes an elementary school, Black Butte School, a general store and a post office (zip code 97730). The community also has a volunteer fire department. Camp Sherman was originally founded by vacationers from Sherman County in the latter part of the 19th century.
This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Camp Sherman has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.
- McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) . Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 151. ISBN 0-87595-277-1.
- "Camp Sherman". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved August 6, 2011.
- Climate Summary for Camp Sherman, Oregon
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