Curtin, Oregon

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Curtin, Oregon

Curtin is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is on Interstate 5 and the former Southern Pacific railroad line (now Union Pacific) about 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Drain along Pass Creek.

The community was named for Daniel Curtin, who was a local sawmill owner in the 1890s.[1] Curtin post office was established in May 1908.[1] Its ZIP code was 97428, but as of 2008, Curtin post office had closed out to Cottage Grove.[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, Curtin has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]


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Coordinates: 43°43′20″N 123°12′43″W / 43.722343°N 123.21203°W / 43.722343; -123.21203