Eagle Creek, Oregon

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Eagle Creek
Eagle Creek Elementary School
Eagle Creek Elementary School
Eagle Creek is located in Oregon
Eagle Creek
Eagle Creek
Location within the state of Oregon
Eagle Creek is located in the US
Eagle Creek
Eagle Creek
Eagle Creek (the US)
Coordinates: 45°21′28″N 122°21′42″W / 45.35778°N 122.36167°W / 45.35778; -122.36167Coordinates: 45°21′28″N 122°21′42″W / 45.35778°N 122.36167°W / 45.35778; -122.36167
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyClackamas
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)

Eagle Creek is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. It is located seven miles southwest of Sandy, seven miles north of Estacada, and five miles southeast of Carver, at the junction of Oregon Routes 224 and 211, on the Clackamas River.

History[edit]

The community was named after Eagle Creek, a local stream, which in turn was named after the large population of eagles in the area. The community was called "Eagle Creek" as early as 1844, and the post office established in 1867. Philip Foster established a farm here.[1]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Eagle Creek has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[2]

Sports and recreation[edit]

The Eagle Creek Golf Course is an 18-hole regulation sized golf course.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 0-87595-277-1.
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Eagle Creek, Oregon
  3. ^ Eagle Creek Golf Course. Accessed February 2010.