Cascadia, Oregon

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Cascadia, Oregon
Hotel in Cascadia, circa 1925
Hotel in Cascadia, circa 1925
Cascadia is located in Oregon
Cascadia
Cascadia
Cascadia is located in the United States
Cascadia
Cascadia
Coordinates: 44°23′51″N 122°28′50″W / 44.39750°N 122.48056°W / 44.39750; -122.48056Coordinates: 44°23′51″N 122°28′50″W / 44.39750°N 122.48056°W / 44.39750; -122.48056
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyLinn
Area
 • Total5.0 sq mi (13.0 km2)
 • Land5.0 sq mi (13.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
840 ft (260 m)
Population
 • Total147
 • Density29/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
97329, 97345
FIPS code41-11700
GNIS feature ID1139425

Cascadia is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) that was established in 1892 on the South Santiam River, 14 miles (23 km) east of the current city of Sweet Home, in Linn County, Oregon, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 147.[2]

Originally a stage stop on the Santiam Wagon Road, then a summer resort also known as Cascadia Mineral Springs,[3] Cascadia had a post office established in 1898. It maintains a ZIP code of 97329. The resort had a hotel established by George Geisendorfer, who was also the first postmaster. People were attracted to Cascadia because of its mineral spring water.[4] The property was sold to the state in 1940 and now is the site of the 300-acre (1.2 km2)

Climate[edit]

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, Cascadia has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[5]

Transportation[edit]

U.S. Route 20 passes through the community, leading west 14 miles (23 km) to Sweet Home and 43 miles (69 km) to Albany, and east over Tombstone Pass 81 miles (130 km) to Bend.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Places: Oregon". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), Cascadia CDP, Oregon". data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  3. ^ http://www.linncountyroots.com/Towns2/TownsAbb-Crab.htm#Cascadia
  4. ^ http://photos.salemhistory.net/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/max&CISOPTR=1582&REC=19
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Cascadia, Oregon

External links[edit]

A fence in Cascadia, made to look like an old town. This is also the former location of the Maples Grocery store and gas station.