Hereford, Oregon

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Hereford, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Hereford, Oregon is located in Oregon
Hereford, Oregon
Hereford, Oregon
Hereford, Oregon is located in the US
Hereford, Oregon
Hereford, Oregon
Coordinates: 44°29′55″N 118°02′14″W / 44.49861°N 118.03722°W / 44.49861; -118.03722Coordinates: 44°29′55″N 118°02′14″W / 44.49861°N 118.03722°W / 44.49861; -118.03722
Country United States
State Oregon
County Baker
Elevation 3,671 ft (1,119 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 458 and 541
GNIS feature ID 1136373[1]

Hereford is an unincorporated community in Baker County, in the U.S. state of Oregon.[1] Hereford lies along the Burnt River southwest of Baker.[2] It is on Oregon Route 245 northeast of its intersection with U.S. Route 26 in Unity.[2] Hereford is 3,671 feet (1,119 m) above sea level.[1]

Although it is unincorporated, Hereford has a post office with a ZIP code of 97837.[3] It is said that the community was named in the late 19th century for a Hereford bull.[4] A post office was established here on March 7, 1887.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Hereford". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved November 18, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 79. ISBN 0-89933-347-8. 
  3. ^ "Search Results for Hereford, Oregon". CD Light. Retrieved November 18, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 464. ISBN 978-0875952772. 

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