Monkland, Oregon

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Monkland, Oregon
Monkland, Oregon is located in Oregon
Monkland, Oregon
Monkland, Oregon
Monkland, Oregon is located in the United States
Monkland, Oregon
Monkland, Oregon
Coordinates: 45°29′10″N 120°37′37″W / 45.486°N 120.627°W / 45.486; -120.627Coordinates: 45°29′10″N 120°37′37″W / 45.486°N 120.627°W / 45.486; -120.627
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountySherman
Elevation
1,654 ft (504 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
97039
Area code(s)458 and 541

Monkland is an unincorporated community in Sherman County, Oregon, United States,[1] on Monkland Lane between Sherman Highway 97 and Wasco-Heppner Highway 206. Its post office opened in 1886 and closed in 1919 now served by the Moro, Oregon 97039 post office.

The community may have been named for Monkland, Ontario, as many people near the community came from the town in Ontario.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oregon Hometown Locator
  2. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L (2003) [1928]. Oregon geographic names. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. pp. 655–656. ISBN 0-87595-277-1.