Alicel, Oregon

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Alicel as seen from the north on Route 82
Grain elevator in Alicel

Alicel is an unincorporated community in the Grande Ronde Valley of Union County, Oregon, United States. It is northeast of La Grande on Oregon Route 82. It was a station of the Union Pacific Railroad and was named for Alice Ladd, wife of local resident Charles Ladd.[1] Alicel was platted in 1890,[2] and had a post office from 1890 until 1972.[1]

An agricultural community, Alicel is the site of a Pendleton Grain Growers grain elevator,[3][4] which was the subject of a 1941 Minor White photograph.[5]


Coordinates: 45°24′16″N 117°58′44″W / 45.40444°N 117.97889°W / 45.40444; -117.97889