Goldson, Oregon

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Goldson library and grange

Goldson is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States on Oregon Route 36 near Bear Creek, about 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from Cheshire.[1] Goldson post office was established in 1891 and named for the first postmaster, J. M. Goldson. It ran until 1934.[1] The community's elevation is 404 feet (123 m).[2]

As of 1990, there was no town center remaining at the site,[3] but the Goldson Grange, 5 miles (8.0 km) to the west, remains active.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 411. ISBN 0-87595-277-1. 
  2. ^ "Goldson". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved 2009-12-24. 
  3. ^ Friedman, Ralph (1990). In Search of Western Oregon (2nd ed.). Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. p. 212. ISBN 0-87004-332-3. 
  4. ^ "Calendar". KEZI. November 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-24. [dead link]

Coordinates: 44°09′47″N 123°20′33″W / 44.163178°N 123.342597°W / 44.163178; -123.342597