Austin Junction, Oregon

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Austin Junction
Unincorporated community
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
Country United States
State Oregon
County Grant
Elevation 4,236 ft (1,291 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

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]

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