Eagle Creek, Oregon

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Eagle Creek
Unincorporated community
Eagle Creek Elementary School
Eagle Creek Elementary School
Eagle Creek is located in Oregon
Eagle Creek
Eagle Creek
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 45°21′28″N 122°21′42″W / 45.35778°N 122.36167°W / 45.35778; -122.36167Coordinates: 45°21′28″N 122°21′42″W / 45.35778°N 122.36167°W / 45.35778; -122.36167
Country United States
State Oregon
County Clackamas
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Eagle Creek is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. It is located seven miles southwest of Sandy, seven miles north of Estacada, and five miles southeast of Carver, at the junction of Oregon Routes 224 and 211, on the Clackamas River.

Background and history[edit]

The community was named after Eagle Creek, a local stream, which in turn was named after the large population of eagles in the area. The community was called "Eagle Creek" as early as 1844, and the post office established in 1867. Philip Foster established a farm here.[1]

Area amenities[edit]

The Eagle Creek Golf Course has an 18-hole regulation sized golf course.[2]

Climate[edit]

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, Eagle Creek has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

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