Lenz, Klamath County, Oregon

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Unincorporated community
Lenz is located in Oregon
Lenz is located in the US
Coordinates: 42°56′16″N 121°49′11″W / 42.93778°N 121.81972°W / 42.93778; -121.81972Coordinates: 42°56′16″N 121°49′11″W / 42.93778°N 121.81972°W / 42.93778; -121.81972
Country United States
State Oregon
County Klamath
Elevation 4,554 ft (1,388 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 1144950[1]
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System[1]

Lenz is an unincorporated community in Klamath County, Oregon, United States on U.S. Route 97, directly east of Crater Lake and 20 miles (32 km) south of Chemult. This station on the Cascade Line of the Southern Pacific Railroad was named after Charles A. Lenz, who settled in the area before the turn of the 20th century.[2] The elevation is 4554 feet (1388 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Lenz". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved January 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 0-87595-277-1.