Faubion, Oregon

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Faubion is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is located about 2 miles northwest of Rhododendron, in the Mount Hood Corridor on a loop road off U.S. Route 26 near the Zigzag River.[2]

Faubion post office was established in 1925 and was named for a family of local settlers, including William J. Faubion, who was the first postmaster.[3] The office closed in 1937 and mail was then handled by the Zigzag post office.[3] William Faubion built a store, out of which the post office was later run, and the La Casa Monte Inn.[4]

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  1. ^ "Faubion". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 30. ISBN 0-89933-347-8.
  3. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 348. ISBN 978-0875952772.
  4. ^ "St John The Evangelist Roman Catholic Church". Oregon Historic Sites Database. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Retrieved November 1, 2015.

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Coordinates: 45°20′35″N 121°56′06″W / 45.3431743°N 121.9350799°W / 45.3431743; -121.9350799