Mabel, Oregon

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Mabel, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Mabel, Oregon is located in Oregon
Mabel, Oregon
Mabel, Oregon
Coordinates: 44°12′54″N 122°49′37″W / 44.215°N 122.827°W / 44.215; -122.827Coordinates: 44°12′54″N 122°49′37″W / 44.215°N 122.827°W / 44.215; -122.827
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lane
Elevation 610 ft (190 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97454
Area code(s) 458 and 541

Mabel is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States.[1] Its post office was established around 1878 with Alfred Drury postmaster, and closed in 1957.[2] The community was named after Maud Mabel Drury, the first postmaster's daughter.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oregon Hometown Locator
  2. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L (2003) [1928]. Oregon geographic names. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 600. ISBN 0-87595-277-1. 
  3. ^ "Names of Lane County Communities Reveal Interesting Histories, Anecdotes". Eugene Register-Guard. 4 January 1942. p. 4. Retrieved 23 April 2015.