Oregon House, California

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Coordinates: 39°21′23″N 121°16′45″W / 39.35639°N 121.27917°W / 39.35639; -121.27917

Oregon House
Unincorporated community
Oregon House is located in California
Oregon House
Oregon House
Location in California
Oregon House is located in the US
Oregon House
Oregon House
Oregon House (the US)
Coordinates: 39°21′23″N 121°16′45″W / 39.35639°N 121.27917°W / 39.35639; -121.27917
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 1,526 ft (465 m)

Oregon House is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Marysville,[2] at an elevation of 1526 feet (465 m).

The settlement grew up around a travelers' rest stop built in 1852.[2] A post office was established at Oregon House in 1854, closed in 1902, and reopened in 1903.[2]

New Bullards Bar Dam, one of the highest dams in the world, is about 6 miles away.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oregon House, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 534. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.