Flora, Oregon in 2008
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|Elevation||4,350 ft (1,330 m)|
Flora is an unincorporated community in Wallowa County, Oregon, United States. It is located about 35 miles north of Enterprise, just off Oregon Route 3, and is considered a ghost town. Its elevation is 4350 ft.
The community was named after the daughter of the first postmaster, A. D. Buzzard. Flora post office operated from 1890–1966. The Flora School, built in 1915, is on the National Register of Historic Places. Now known as the Flora School Education Center, the schoolhouse has been restored as a pioneer arts education center.
- "Flora". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
- Bailey, Barbara Ruth (1982). Main Street: Northeastern Oregon. Oregon Historical Society. pp. 55–58. ISBN 0-87595-073-6.
- McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) . Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 978-0875952772.
- "Oregon National Register List" (PDF). Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. October 19, 2009. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
- [Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2005-01-13
-  Archived June 10, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
- Historic images of Flora from Salem Public Library
- Historic images of Flora from the University of Oregon Digital Archives
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