Nashville, Oregon

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Nashville, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Nashville, Oregon is located in Oregon
Nashville, Oregon
Nashville, Oregon
Nashville, Oregon is located in the US
Nashville, Oregon
Nashville, Oregon
Coordinates: 44°39′11″N 123°36′29″W / 44.653°N 123.608°W / 44.653; -123.608Coordinates: 44°39′11″N 123°36′29″W / 44.653°N 123.608°W / 44.653; -123.608
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lincoln
Elevation 239 ft (73 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97326
Area code(s) 458 and 541

Nashville is an unincorporated community in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States.[1] Its post office opened in 1888 and closed in 1978 and is now served by the Blodgett, Oregon, 97326 post office.[2] It was founded by Wallis Nash,[3] who came from England to settle in Oregon in 1879. He died in Nashville in 1926.[2]

Further reading[edit]

  • Nash, Wallis. Oregon: There and Back in 1877. Corvallis, Oregon: Oregon State University Press, 1976 (Reprint of 1878 ed.). Project Gutenberg free ebook

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oregon Hometown Locator
  2. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L (2003) [1928]. Oregon geographic names. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 690. ISBN 0-87595-277-1. 
  3. ^ Bennett, Tom; Edmonston Jr., George. "Part 9 of 30: Wallis Nash...a 'gift' to Corvallis college from Victorian England". Oregon State University Alumni Association. Retrieved November 23, 2010.