Howell Prairie

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Howell Prairie is an area west of Silverton, Oregon, United States, between the Little Pudding River and the Pudding River. It was named for John Howell, a pioneer of 1843.[1] Howell Prairie post office was established in 1876 and closed in 1881.[1] In 1887 a post office named Howell was established at 44°59′29″N 122°52′41″W / 44.99139°N 122.87806°W / 44.99139; -122.87806; it closed in 1902.[1] The Oregonian Railway Company also had a station named Howell Prairie, which was changed to Switzerland in 1892.[1]

Settlements and locales on Howell Prairie include Geer, Durbin, Pratum, Central Howell, and North Howell.

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Coordinates: 44°59′50″N 122°52′22″W / 44.99722°N 122.87278°W / 44.99722; -122.87278