Melrose, Oregon

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Melrose, Oregon
Census-designated place (CDP)
The grange hall at Melrose
The grange hall at Melrose
Melrose, Oregon is located in Oregon
Melrose, Oregon
Melrose, Oregon
Melrose, Oregon is located in the US
Melrose, Oregon
Melrose, Oregon
Coordinates: 43°15′10″N 123°27′27″W / 43.2528610°N 123.4574581°W / 43.2528610; -123.4574581Coordinates: 43°15′10″N 123°27′27″W / 43.2528610°N 123.4574581°W / 43.2528610; -123.4574581
Country United States
State Oregon
County Douglas
Area
 • Total 4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Land 4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 420 ft (128 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 735
 • Density 170/sq mi (65/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97471
Area code(s) 458 and 541
GNIS feature ID 1124051

Melrose is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Douglas County, Oregon, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 735.[2] It was named by Henry Scott for Melrose Abbey in Scotland. Its post office, at first named Hogan, was established on May 18, 1887, and James McKinney was the first postmaster.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Melrose". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved October 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Melrose CDP, Oregon". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 635. ISBN 978-0875952772.