Hutchinson, Oregon

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Hutchinson is an unincorporated community in Baker County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is located about 5 miles northwest of Haines, west of U.S. Route 30.[1][2][3]

Hutchinson was a station on the route of the Union Pacific Railroad's Huntington subdivision named for a local family.[2] The line was originally owned by the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company.[4] Hutchinson post office was founded in 1900 with James H. Hutchinson as the first postmaster.[2] The post office closed in 1902.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Hutchinson". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ 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. 491. ISBN 9780875952772. OCLC 53075956. 
  3. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 79. ISBN 0-89933-347-8. 
  4. ^ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (1905). Report of the Superintendent of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Showing the Progress of Work from July 1, 1904 to June 30, 1905. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 225. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 

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Coordinates: 44°58′18″N 117°58′40″W / 44.9715303°N 117.9777175°W / 44.9715303; -117.9777175