Austin Junction, Oregon

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Austin Junction
Road house at Austin Junction
Road house at Austin Junction
Coordinates: 44°34′27″N 118°30′06″W / 44.574046°N 118.501611°W / 44.574046; -118.501611Coordinates: 44°34′27″N 118°30′06″W / 44.574046°N 118.501611°W / 44.574046; -118.501611
CountryUnited States
4,236 ft (1,291 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)

Austin Junction is an unincorporated community[1] in Grant County, Oregon, United States. It is at the intersection of U.S. Route 26 and Oregon Route 7, about 2.5 miles south of Austin in the Wallowa–Whitman National Forest. The Austin House, a combination café, grocery store, gas station and tavern at this location is named after an early business in nearby Austin.[2] The business is located on Forest Service land and operates with a special-use permit.[3] Austin Junction has a Bates, Oregon mailing address.[4][5] The elevation is 4,236 feet (1291 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b "Austin Junction". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1980-11-28. Retrieved 2009-12-18.
  2. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 39. ISBN 0-87595-277-1.
  3. ^ "Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Middle Fork John Day Range Analysis" (PDF). United States Forest Service. Retrieved 2009-12-18.
  4. ^ Associated Press (April 14, 1978). "State liquor business role attacked by license holders". The Bulletin. Retrieved 2009-12-18.
  5. ^ "Austin House Café and Country Store". Retrieved 2009-12-18. Warning: MIDI file

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