Buxton, Oregon

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Unincorporated community
Buxton Food & Feed Store
Buxton Food & Feed Store
Buxton is located in Oregon
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 45°41′20″N 123°11′23″W / 45.68889°N 123.18972°W / 45.68889; -123.18972Coordinates: 45°41′20″N 123°11′23″W / 45.68889°N 123.18972°W / 45.68889; -123.18972
Country United States
State Oregon
County Washington
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 97109

Buxton is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Oregon, United States, near Oregon Route 47.


The Buxton area was settled by Henry T. Buxton in 1884, and the town was named for his family, including his father, also named Henry Buxton, a pioneer of 1841.[1] A post office was established on December 27, 1886, with Henry T. Buxton as the first postmaster.[1] Buxton was also the name of a station on the Portland, Astoria & Pacific Railroad above Mendenhall Creek east of the community.[1] The post office continued until at least 1976 and had a zip code of 97109.[2]


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, Buxton has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]


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  1. ^ a b c McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (Seventh ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 134. ISBN 0-87595-277-1. 
  2. ^ Benson, Robert L. (October 19, 1976). "Business and Industry: Post offices, zip codes listed". Hillsboro Argus. p. 11. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Buxton, Oregon

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