Kingsley, Oregon

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Kingsley, Oregon
Kingsley, Oregon is located in Oregon
Kingsley, Oregon
Kingsley, Oregon
Kingsley, Oregon is located in the United States
Kingsley, Oregon
Kingsley, Oregon
Coordinates: 45°20′28″N 121°12′04″W / 45.341°N 121.201°W / 45.341; -121.201Coordinates: 45°20′28″N 121°12′04″W / 45.341°N 121.201°W / 45.341; -121.201
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyWasco
Elevation
2,444 ft (745 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
97063
Area code(s)458 and 541

Kingsley is an unincorporated community in Wasco County, Oregon, United States,[1] named by E.M. Wilson in 1878. Wilson named it for Charles Kingsley, because she had enjoyed reading his book Westward Ho!.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kingsley". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved December 25, 2010.
  2. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 978-0875952772.