Chehalem, Oregon

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Chehalem
Chehalem is located in Oregon
Chehalem
Chehalem
Location within the state of Oregon
Chehalem is located in the United States
Chehalem
Chehalem
Chehalem (the United States)
Coordinates: 45°19′42″N 122°53′20″W / 45.32833°N 122.88889°W / 45.32833; -122.88889Coordinates: 45°19′42″N 122°53′20″W / 45.32833°N 122.88889°W / 45.32833; -122.88889
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyWashington
Elevation
259 ft (79 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
GNIS feature ID1136142[1]

Chehalem is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Oregon, United States, located southwest of Sherwood along Oregon Route 99W. The word "Chehalem" is a corruption of the Atfalati word "Chahelim," a name given in 1877 to one of the bands of Atfalati.[2]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Chehalem, Oregon
  2. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (Seventh ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 0-87595-277-1 (trade paperback), ISBN 0-87595-278-X (hardcover).