Izee, Oregon

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Izee, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Izee is located in Oregon
Izee is located in the US
Coordinates: 44°04′01″N 119°23′10″W / 44.067°N 119.386°W / 44.067; -119.386Coordinates: 44°04′01″N 119°23′10″W / 44.067°N 119.386°W / 44.067; -119.386
Country United States
State Oregon
County Grant
Elevation 4,101 ft (1,250 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97873
Area code(s) 458 and 541

Izee is an unincorporated community in Grant County, Oregon, United States.[1] Its post office operated from November 6, 1889 to July 31, 1954 and the first postmaster was Carlos W. Bonham.[2] The community was so named because a rancher there branded his cattle with the letters I. Z.[3]


  1. ^ "Izee". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved December 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 978-0875952772. [page needed]
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 70. 

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