Days Creek, Oregon

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Days Creek is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. It is located on Oregon Route 227, at the confluence of Days Creek and the South Umpqua River. At the 2010 census it had a population of 272.[1]

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" circa 1890.[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, Days Creek has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]


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Coordinates: 42°58′21″N 123°10′16″W / 42.9725°N 123.17111°W / 42.9725; -123.17111