Holbrook, Oregon

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Holbrook is an unincorporated community in Multnomah County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is located on U.S. Route 30 about 15 miles northwest of Portland between the Tualatin Mountains and the Multnomah Channel south of Sauvie Island.[2] Holbrook's elevation is 135 feet above sea level [1]

The community was named for pioneer Philo Holbrook, who owned a farm nearby.[3] Holbrook post office ran from 1887 to 1933.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Holbrook". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved August 2, 2011.
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 22. 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. 472. ISBN 978-0875952772.

Coordinates: 45°39′35″N 122°51′48″W / 45.659838°N 122.863436°W / 45.659838; -122.863436