McKenzie Bridge, Oregon

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McKenzie Bridge
Unincorporated community
General store at McKenzie Bridge
General store at McKenzie Bridge
McKenzie Bridge is located in Oregon
McKenzie Bridge
McKenzie Bridge
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 44°10′31″N 122°9′46″W / 44.17528°N 122.16278°W / 44.17528; -122.16278Coordinates: 44°10′31″N 122°9′46″W / 44.17528°N 122.16278°W / 44.17528; -122.16278
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lane
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97413
Area code(s) 458 and 541

McKenzie Bridge is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States, on the McKenzie River and within Willamette National Forest. It is located along Oregon Route 126, about 53 miles east of Eugene, between Rainbow and Belknap Springs. The McKenzie Bridge State Airport is about four miles east of the community.[1]

McKenzie Bridge was the home of the National Register of Historic Places listed Log Cabin Inn until March 29, 2006, when it was destroyed by fire.[2] Some historic auxiliary buildings remain.

The McKenzie River Ranger Station,[3] originally the site of the 1934 Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Belknap,[4] is located in McKenzie Bridge. Jennie B. Harris county park is nearby.[5]

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, McKenzie Bridge has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://mscfprod2.iservices.state.or.us/aims/general.asp?fk_object=219&TabName= Oregon Department of Aviation Airport IQ: McKenzie Bridge State Airport
  2. ^ http://www.registerguard.com/news/2006/05/07/ol.logcabininn.0507.p1.php?section=oregonlife Baker, Mark. "Inn memoriam: From berry cobbler to Clark Gable to storms and walks along the river, patrons recall the good times at the Log Cabin Inn". The Register-Guard. May 7, 2006.
  3. ^ http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/willamette/general/offices/ U.S.D.A. Forest Service McKenzie River Ranger District information
  4. ^ http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/willamette/newsandevents/news/2002newsarchives/021105CCC.html U.S.D.A. Forest Service press release: District Honors Men of the Civilian Conservation Corps
  5. ^ http://www.co.lane.or.us/parks/allparks_f_j.htm#park78 Lane County Parks overview
  6. ^ Climate Summary for McKenzie Bridge, Oregon

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