McKinley, Oregon

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McKinley, Oregon
Unincorporated community
McKinley is located in Oregon
McKinley is located in the US
Coordinates: 43°11′20″N 124°01′34″W / 43.189°N 124.026°W / 43.189; -124.026Coordinates: 43°11′20″N 124°01′34″W / 43.189°N 124.026°W / 43.189; -124.026
Country United States
State Oregon
County Coos
Elevation 138 ft (42 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97423
Area code(s) 458 and 541
GNIS feature ID 1123991[1]
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System

McKinley is an unincorporated community in Coos County, Oregon, United States.[1] McKinley lies along Middle Creek, a tributary of the North Fork Coquille River, northeast of Myrtle Point in the Southern Oregon Coast Range.[2]

Homer Shepherd suggested the name in honor of President William McKinley. Shepherd helped establish the McKinley post office in June 1897 and served as its first postmaster.[3]


  1. ^ a b "McKinley". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved December 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas and Gazetteer (Map) (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme Mapping. 2008. p. 52. ISBN 978-0-89933-347-2. 
  3. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L (2003) [1928]. Oregon geographic names. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 629. ISBN 0-87595-277-1.