Derelict building at Waterman
|Named for||Ezekial Waterman, who settled here in 1862, or his son, John W. Waterman|
|Elevation||3,947 ft (1,203 m)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|Coordinates and elevation from United States Geological Survey|
Waterman, also known as Waterman Flat, is an unincorporated community in Wheeler County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Waterman lies southeast of Richmond and northeast of Mitchell at the intersection of Richmond Road, Parrish Creek Road, and Waterman Road. Waterman Road intersects U.S. Route 26 about 10 miles (16 km) south of Waterman. The cattle-ranching community had a post office from 1887 to 1944. Caleb N. Thornburg was the first postmaster.
- Fussner, F. Smith, ed. (1975). Glimpses of Wheeler County's Past: An Early History of North Central Oregon. Portland, Oregon: Binford & Mort. p. 60. ISBN 0-8323-0249-X.
- McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) . Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 1015. ISBN 0-87595-277-1.
- "Waterman (historical)". Geographic Names Information System. U.S. Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved August 17, 2011.
- Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. p. 77. ISBN 978-0-89933-347-2.