Brownsboro, Oregon

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Brownsboro
Unincorporated community
Brownsboro is located in Oregon
Brownsboro
Brownsboro
Brownsboro is located in the US
Brownsboro
Brownsboro
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 42°28′05″N 122°42′36″W / 42.46806°N 122.71000°W / 42.46806; -122.71000Coordinates: 42°28′05″N 122°42′36″W / 42.46806°N 122.71000°W / 42.46806; -122.71000
Country United States
State Oregon
County Jackson
Elevation[1] 1,437 ft (438 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97524
Area code(s) 458 and 541
GNIS feature ID 1118139[1]

Brownsboro is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, Oregon, United States,[1] on Oregon Route 140 about 4 miles (6 km) east of Eagle Point.[2]

The community, along Little Butte Creek, was named in 1853 for Henry R. Brown, who owned the land at this location. A post office called Brownsborough opened here in 1873. John Bilger was the first postmaster. The post office name was changed to Brownsboro in 1892, and the office remained open until 1954.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Brownsboro". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved September 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 61. ISBN 0-89933-347-8. 
  3. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 118. ISBN 978-0875952772.