Holland, Oregon

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Holland is an unincorporated community in Josephine County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is about eight miles southeast of Cave Junction, in the Illinois Valley south of Oregon Route 46.[2]

Holland post office was established in 1899 and named for area pioneer James E. Holland.[3] The office closed in 1960.[3]

Holland is in the heart of the Josephine County gold mining district and is the home of the Holland Loop Store[4] and Foris Vineyards Winery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Holland". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved 2011-01-11. 
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 67. 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. 473. ISBN 978-0875952772. 
  4. ^ Friedman, Ralph (1990). In Search of Western Oregon (2nd ed.). Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. pp. 237–238. ISBN 0-87004-332-3. 

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Coordinates: 42°07′39″N 123°32′20″W / 42.127616°N 123.538953°W / 42.127616; -123.538953