Crowley, Malheur County, Oregon

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Crowley is an unincorporated community in Malheur County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is located about 50 miles east of Crane.[2]

Crowley Creek was named for G. B. Crowley who settled on its banks with his son James in 1874.[3] The Crowleys' home was burned in 1878 during the Bannock War but the family escaped.[3] Crowley post office was established in 1911 and ran until 1935.[3] There was previously a Crowley post office in Polk County.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crowley". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved March 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 83. ISBN 0-89933-347-8. 
  3. ^ a b c d McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [First published 1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 256. ISBN 9780875952772. OCLC 53075956. 

Coordinates: 43°17′30″N 117°53′40″W / 43.291547°N 117.894346°W / 43.291547; -117.894346