Klondike, Oregon

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Klondike, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Klondike, Oregon is located in Oregon
Klondike, Oregon
Klondike, Oregon
Klondike, Oregon is located in the US
Klondike, Oregon
Klondike, Oregon
Coordinates: 45°34′59″N 120°36′50″W / 45.583°N 120.614°W / 45.583; -120.614Coordinates: 45°34′59″N 120°36′50″W / 45.583°N 120.614°W / 45.583; -120.614
Country United States
State Oregon
County Sherman
Elevation 1,558 ft (475 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97065
Area code(s) 458 and 541

Klondike is an unincorporated community in Sherman County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is near the Wasco, Oregon site of the Klondike III Wind Project, Oregon's largest wind energy farm with 176 turbines for wind energy.[2]

A.B. Potter was first postmaster of its post office, which was established on January 11, 1899. The office closed on November 30, 1951.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Klondike". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved December 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Energy facility siting: Klondike III Wind Project". Oregon.Gov. Retrieved December 24, 2010.
  3. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 978-0875952772.