Paulina, Oregon

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Paulina, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Paulina general store and post office
Paulina general store and post office
Paulina, Oregon is located in Oregon
Paulina, Oregon
Paulina, Oregon
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 44°08′02″N 119°57′46″W / 44.13375°N 119.96276°W / 44.13375; -119.96276Coordinates: 44°08′02″N 119°57′46″W / 44.13375°N 119.96276°W / 44.13375; -119.96276
Country United States
State Oregon
County Crook
Elevation 3,688 ft (1,124 m)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97751

Paulina is an unincorporated community in Crook County, Oregon, United States, named after Paiute Chief Paulina. Paulina post office was established in 1882.[1] Paulina has one K-8 grade school.[2] The community is the home of the Paulina Rodeo, which was the subject of a Kim Stafford poem,[3] and the Paulina Ranger District of the Ochoco National Forest.[4]


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Paulina has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[5]


  1. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (Seventh Edition ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 0-87595-277-1. 
  2. ^ "Schools". Crook County School District. Archived from the original on 2006-10-12. Retrieved 2006-12-02. 
  3. ^ "A Thousand Friends Of Rain: New and Selected Poems 1976-1998". Retrieved 2006-12-02. [dead link]
  4. ^ Dow, Fred; Dow, Suzanne (2009). U.S. National Forest Campground Guide, Pacific Northwest Region - Oregon. Moon Canyon Publishing. p. 231. ISBN 9780976751670. Retrieved September 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Paulina, Oregon

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