Community church in McEwen
|Elevation||4,150 ft (1,260 m)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|Area code(s)||458 and 541|
|GNIS feature ID||1136524|
McEwen is an unincorporated community in Baker County, Oregon, United States. McEwen lies on Oregon Route 7 east of its interchange with Oregon Route 410. McEwen is about 6 miles (10 km) southeast of Sumpter along the Powder River.
McEwen was founded as a logging town, platted in 1891, and then was a rail stop on the Sumpter Valley Railway. It was named after a Mormon missionary who converted Charles W. Nibley's parents to the LDS Church.
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- Deumling, Dietrich (May 1972). The Roles of the Railroad in the Development of the Grande Ronde Valley (masters thesis). Flagstaff, Arizona: Northern Arizona University. OCLC 4383986.
- McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) . Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 625. ISBN 978-0875952772.
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