Oregon House, California

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Coordinates: 39°21′23″N 121°16′45″W / 39.35639°N 121.27917°W / 39.35639; -121.27917

Oregon House
Unincorporated community
Oregon House is located in California
Oregon House
Oregon House
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°21′23″N 121°16′45″W / 39.35639°N 121.27917°W / 39.35639; -121.27917
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 1,526 ft (465 m)

Oregon House is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Marysville,[2] at an elevation of 1526 feet (465 m).

The settlement grew up around a travelers' rest stop built in 1852.[2] A post office was established at Oregon House in 1854, closed in 1902, and reopened in 1903.[2]

New Bullards Bar Dam, one of the highest dams in the world, is about 6 miles away.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oregon House, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 534. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.