Days Creek, Oregon

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Days Creek, Oregon
Census-designated place
General store in Days Creek
General store in Days Creek
Days Creek is located in Oregon
Days Creek
Days Creek
Days Creek is located in USA
Days Creek
Days Creek
Coordinates: 42°58′20″N 123°10′22″W / 42.97222°N 123.17278°W / 42.97222; -123.17278Coordinates: 42°58′20″N 123°10′22″W / 42.97222°N 123.17278°W / 42.97222; -123.17278
Country United States
State Oregon
County Douglas
Area
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 770 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 272
 • Density 116/sq mi (44.6/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97429
Area code(s) 541
GNIS feature ID 1119724[1]
FIPS code 41-18150

Days Creek is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. At the 2010 census it had a population of 272.[2]

The community was named after the local creek, which in turn was named for Patrick and George Day, who settled near its mouth in 1851. The post office was established in 1878 as "Day's Creek", but the name was changed to "Days Creek" c. 1890.[3]

Geography[edit]

The community of Days Creek is located on Oregon Route 227, at the confluence of Days Creek and the South Umpqua River. It is in southern Douglas County, 7 miles (11 km) east (upriver) of Canyonville.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Days Creek CDP has an area of 2.4 square miles (6.1 km2), all of it land.[2]

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, Days Creek has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[4]

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