Lena, Oregon

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Lena, Oregon
Lena, Oregon is located in Oregon
Lena, Oregon
Lena, Oregon
Lena, Oregon is located in the United States
Lena, Oregon
Lena, Oregon
Coordinates: 45°24′00″N 119°16′55″W / 45.4°N 119.282°W / 45.4; -119.282Coordinates: 45°24′00″N 119°16′55″W / 45.4°N 119.282°W / 45.4; -119.282
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyMorrow
Elevation
2,418 ft (737 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
97836
Area code(s)458 and 541

Lena is an unincorporated community in Morrow County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is on Oregon Route 74. The community was named by C. E. Hinton, who was Lena's first postmaster, and J. S. Vinson. The post office operated from June 11, 1873, to August 31, 1942.[2] Lena is now served by the Heppner post office.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lena". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
  2. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 572. ISBN 0-87595-277-1.