List of lighthouses in Oregon

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This is a list of current and former lighthouses in Oregon.

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Name Image Location Coordinates Year first lit Automated Year deactivated Current Lens Height
Cape Arago Light Cape Arago Light, Sunset Bay OR.jpg Coos Bay 43°20′28″N 124°22′32″W / 43.34123°N 124.37543°W / 43.34123; -124.37543 (Cape Arago Light) 1866 (First)
1934 (Current)
1966 2006
(Now tribal land)
None 044 44 ft (13 m)
Cape Blanco Light Cape Blanco Lighthouse OR.jpg Port Orford 42°50′12″N 124°33′48″W / 42.8365897°N 124.5633023°W / 42.8365897; -124.5633023 (Cape Blanco Light) 1870 1980 Active Second-order Fresnel 059 59 ft (18 m)
Cape Meares Light Cape Meares Lighthouse.jpg Oceanside
(Cape Meares)
45°29′11.6″N 123°58′42.2″W / 45.486556°N 123.978389°W / 45.486556; -123.978389 (Cape Meares Light) 1890[1] Never
(Replaced in 1963)
1963
(Replacement light
deactivated in 2014.[2])
First-order Fresnel 038 38 ft (12 m)[3]
Cleft of the Rock Light Cleft of the Rock Lighthouse.jpg Yachats 44°17′26″N 124°06′39″W / 44.290479°N 124.110773°W / 44.290479; -124.110773 (Cleft of the Rock Light) 1976[4] Always Active Fourth-order Fresnel 034 34 ft (10 m)
Coquille River Light Coquille River Light from the Bandon Pier.jpg Bandon 43°07′26″N 124°25′27″W / 43.123911°N 124.424222°W / 43.123911; -124.424222 (Coquille River Light) 1896 Never
(Relit in 1991)
1939 Decorative 040 40 ft (12 m)
Desdemona Sands Light Astoria 46°13′31″N 123°57′13″W / 46.22528°N 123.95361°W / 46.22528; -123.95361Coordinates: 46°13′31″N 123°57′13″W / 46.22528°N 123.95361°W / 46.22528; -123.95361[5] 1901 1934 1965
(Demolished)
None 048 48 ft (15 m)
Heceta Head Light Heceta Head Light - Oregon Coast.jpg Florence 44°08′15″N 124°07′40″W / 44.13737°N 124.127835°W / 44.13737; -124.127835 (Heceta Head Light) 1894 1963 Active First-order Fresnel 056 56 ft (17 m)
Pelican Bay Light
(aka: Port of Brookings Light[6]
Brookings 42°02′30″N 124°15′46″W / 42.04175°N 124.26279°W / 42.04175; -124.26279 (Port of Brookings Light) 1997
(Private light)
Always Active Unknown 035 35 ft (11 m)
Point Adams Light Astoria 46°11′18″N 123°58′40″W / 46.188333°N 123.977778°W / 46.188333; -123.977778 (Point Adams Light (former)) 1875 Always 1899
(Demolished in 1912)
None 049 49 ft (15 m)
Tillamook Rock Light USCG Tillamook Rock Lighthouse.jpg Seaside
(Tillamook Head)
45°56′15″N 124°01′08″W / 45.9375°N 124.019°W / 45.9375; -124.019 (Tillamook Rock Light) 1881[7] Never 1957[8] None 062 62 ft (19 m)
Umpqua River Light Umpqua River lighthouse.jpg Winchester Bay 43°39′44″N 124°11′55″W / 43.662291°N 124.198476°W / 43.662291; -124.198476 (Umpqua River Light) 1857 (First)
1894 (Current)
1966 Active First-order Fresnel 061 61 ft (19 m)
Warrior Rock Light Warrior rock lighthouse north view P2617.jpeg Sauvie Island 45°50′55″N 122°47′18″W / 45.84858°N 122.78835°W / 45.84858; -122.78835 (Warrior Rock Light) 1877 (First)
1970s (Current)
1930 Active Unknown 025 25 ft (7.6 m)
Willamette River Light Portland 45°39′11″N 122°45′47″W / 45.65301°N 122.76300°W / 45.65301; -122.76300 1895 1935 1950s
(Burned down)
None Unknown
Yaquina Bay Light Yaquina bay light.jpeg Newport 44°37′27″N 124°03′46″W / 44.62415°N 124.06290°W / 44.62415; -124.06290 (Yaquina Bay Light) 1871 1996
(Relit)
Active
(Inactive: 1874–1996)
250mm 051 51 ft (16 m)
Yaquina Head Light Yaquina Head Lighthouse - Oregon.jpg Newport 44°40′36.4″N 124°4′45.9″W / 44.676778°N 124.079417°W / 44.676778; -124.079417 (Yaquina Head Light) 1873[9] 1966[9] Active First-order Fresnel 093 93 ft (28 m)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historic Light Station Information & Photography: Oregon". U.S. Coast Guard. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Weather or Not: Go Fly A Kite - www.newslincolncounty.com June 28, 2014". 
  3. ^ "Oregon Coast Lighthouses" (PDF). Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. p. 2. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 28, 2014. Retrieved January 2, 2015. 
  4. ^ Young, Don; Young, Marjorie (2009). Adventure Guide to the Pacific Northwest. Edison, New Jersey: Hunter Publishing. p. 107. ISBN 1-58843-131-2. 
  5. ^ "Desdemona Sands Light". Placenames.com. Archived from the original on 2012-02-15. Retrieved 2008-11-23. 
  6. ^ "Oregon Almanac: Hydropower Projects to State Motto". Oregon Blue Book. Oregon Secretary of State. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  7. ^ Cowan, Ron (April 30, 2005). "Loud past, quiet future". Statesman Journal. Salem, Oregon. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. Retrieved November 11, 2014. 
  8. ^ Yardley, William (October 24, 2007). "Terrible Tillie, Where the Departed Rest Not Quite in Peace". The New York Times. Retrieved November 11, 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "Yaquina Head Lighthouse". Bureau of Land Management. Retrieved November 11, 2014. 

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