Kelso, Oregon

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Kelso, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Kelso, Oregon is located in Oregon
Kelso, Oregon
Kelso, Oregon
Coordinates: 45°25′05″N 122°18′29″W / 45.418°N 122.308°W / 45.418; -122.308Coordinates: 45°25′05″N 122°18′29″W / 45.418°N 122.308°W / 45.418; -122.308
Country United States
State Oregon
County Clackamas
Elevation 709 ft (216 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97009
Area code(s) 503 and 971

Not to be confused with Kelso, Washington.

Kelso is an unincorporated community located about three miles northwest of Sandy in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States.[1][2] It was named for the town of Kelso, Washington. The post office operated for ten years, from May 31, 1894 to May 26, 1904.[2]


  1. ^ "Kelso". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved December 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [First published 1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 9780875952772. OCLC 53075956.