Cherryville is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. It is about six miles east of [1 ] Sandy on U.S. Route 26, near the route of the [2 ] Barlow Road. [3 ]
The name of the community is said to have come from the wild cherries that grew in the area.
Cherryville post office was established in 1884 and closed in 1958. [4 ] In 1915 Cherryville had a population of 50, a public school, and a church. [4 ] The church building is now gone, but the church cemetery still exists. [5 ] [3 ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Cherryville". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. November 28, 1980 . Retrieved 2010-12-30.
^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 29. ISBN 0-89933-347-8.
^ a b "Clackamas County, Oregon". Pioneer History to about 1900: Churches of Christ & Christian Churches in the Pacific Northwest. Northwest College of the Bible . Retrieved 2010-12-30.
^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [First published 1928]. (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Geographic Names Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 195. ISBN 9780875952772. OCLC 53075956.
^ Friedman, Ralph (1990). (2nd ed.). Caldwell, Idaho: In Search of Western Oregon The Caxton Printers, Ltd. p. 621. ISBN 0-87004-332-3.
Coordinates: 45°22′01″N 122°09′18″W / 45.367064°N 122.155084°W