Meda, Oregon

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Meda, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Meda, Oregon is located in Oregon
Meda, Oregon
Meda, Oregon
Meda, Oregon is located in the US
Meda, Oregon
Meda, Oregon
Coordinates: 45°08′47″N 123°54′57″W / 45.14639°N 123.91583°W / 45.14639; -123.91583Coordinates: 45°08′47″N 123°54′57″W / 45.14639°N 123.91583°W / 45.14639; -123.91583
Country United States
State Oregon
County Tillamook
Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97112
Area code(s) 503 and 971
GNIS feature ID 1146070[1]
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System[1]

Meda is an unincorporated community on the Little Nestucca River in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States.[1][2] It was named in memory of an English woman. Its post office was established on May 11, 1887, with Wallace Yates first of six more postmasters to come. The post office was closed from 1892 to 1915 before resuming service for five more years.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Meda". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. pp. 633–34. ISBN 0-87595-277-1.