Keno, Oregon

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Keno
Unincorporated community
Keno entrance sign, elementary school in the background.
Keno entrance sign, elementary school in the background.
Keno is located in Oregon
Keno
Keno
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 42°7′36″N 121°55′44″W / 42.12667°N 121.92889°W / 42.12667; -121.92889Coordinates: 42°7′36″N 121°55′44″W / 42.12667°N 121.92889°W / 42.12667; -121.92889
Country United States
State Oregon
County Klamath
Elevation 4,108 ft (1,252 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,059
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Keno is an unincorporated community in Klamath County, Oregon, United States, southwest of Klamath Falls on the Klamath River near Oregon Route 66. As of 2000, the population was 1,059.[1] Keno's elevation is 4,108 feet (1,252 m) above sea level.[2]

Keno was supposedly named after the first postmaster's bird dog. It was previously called Plevna and Whittles Ferry. Keno post office was established in 1887.[3]

One hundred eighty eight children attend Keno's one school, Keno Elementary. It is a K–6 school in the Klamath County School District.[4]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22.0 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Keno has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[5]

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