Corbett, Oregon

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This article is about the community on the Columbia River. For the area in Portland, see South Portland, Portland, Oregon.
Corbett
Unincorporated community
The flags at Corbett Grade School demonstrate Corbett's signature east wind.
The flags at Corbett Grade School demonstrate Corbett's signature east wind.
Corbett is located in Oregon
Corbett
Corbett
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 45°31′55″N 122°17′24″W / 45.53194°N 122.29000°W / 45.53194; -122.29000Coordinates: 45°31′55″N 122°17′24″W / 45.53194°N 122.29000°W / 45.53194; -122.29000
Country United States
State Oregon
County Multnomah
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 97019

Corbett is an unincorporated community on the Columbia River in eastern Multnomah County, Oregon, United States. It is located on the Historic Columbia River Highway (aka Crown Point Highway) between the Sandy River and Crown Point.

Corbett was named for prominent pioneer Senator Henry W. Corbett.[1] Senator Corbett purchased a farm in the area in 1885. After several name changes, the post office in the area was named "Corbett" in 1895. Corbett's ZIP Code is 97019.

Corbett School District runs the Corbett School and the Corbett Charter School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [First published 1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 9780875952772. OCLC 53075956. 

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