Latham, Oregon

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Latham, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Latham, Oregon is located in Oregon
Latham, Oregon
Latham, Oregon
Coordinates: 43°46′30″N 123°03′43″W / 43.775°N 123.062°W / 43.775; -123.062Coordinates: 43°46′30″N 123°03′43″W / 43.775°N 123.062°W / 43.775; -123.062
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lane
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97424
Area code(s) 458 and 541

Latham is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States.[1][2] It is located on Interstate 5 about 2 miles south of downtown Cottage Grove. The community was named after the politician Milton S. Latham. The post office operated for about ten years, from September 16, 1878 to February 14, 1888. James J. Comstock was its first postmaster.[2] Latham is now served by the Cottage Grove post office.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Latham". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved 2010-12-23. 
  2. ^ a b 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.