Broadbent, Oregon

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Broadbent, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Broadbent is located in Oregon
Broadbent is located in the US
Coordinates: 43°00′32″N 124°08′47″W / 43.00889°N 124.14639°W / 43.00889; -124.14639Coordinates: 43°00′32″N 124°08′47″W / 43.00889°N 124.14639°W / 43.00889; -124.14639
Country United States
State Oregon
County Coos
Elevation 79 ft (24 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97414
Area code(s) 541
GNIS feature ID 1118090[1]
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System

Broadbent is an unincorporated community in Coos County, Oregon, United States.[1] Broadbent is on Oregon Route 542 south of Myrtle Point along the South Fork Coquille River.[2] Broadbent has a post office with ZIP code 97414.[3]

The community was named after C. E. Broadbent, who built a cheese factory here. The Coos Bay Line of the Southern Pacific Railway opened a station at Broadbent in 1915. The local post office opened on August 19, 1916.[4]


This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22.0 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Broadbent has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Broadbent". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas and Gazetteer (Map) (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme Mapping. 2008. p. 52. ISBN 978-0-89933-347-2. 
  3. ^ "Broadbent, Oregon". Look Up a ZIP Code. United States Post Office. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 113. ISBN 978-0875952772. 
  5. ^ "Broadbent, Oregon". Weatherbase. CantyMedia. Retrieved December 28, 2016.