Kings Valley, Oregon
Kings Valley is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Benton County, Oregon, United States. It is located on the Luckiamute River and Oregon Route 223, the Kings Valley Highway. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 65.
Kings Valley was named after its first settler, Nahum King, who took out a land claim there in 1846. A flour mill was built in the community in 1853. Kings Valley post office ran from 1855 to 1974.
The Valley and Siletz Railroad formerly ran through Kings Valley.
The K-12 Kings Valley Charter School is located in Kings Valley.
The Kings Valley Store is currently the only brick and mortar business open in Kings Valley.
Kings Valley had a tavern which burnt down in the 1980s, due to suspected arson, though the case was never solved.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Kings Valley CDP, Oregon". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved February 24, 2014.
- David D. Fagan, History of Benton County, Oregon; Including its Geology, Topography, Soil and Productions...'' Portland, OR: A.G. Walling, 1885; pg. 324.
- Lewis A. McArthur and Lewis L. McArthur, Oregon Geographic Names. Seventh Edition. Portland, OR: Oregon Historical Society Press, 2003; pg. ???.
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