Otter Rock, Oregon

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Otter Rock, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Otter Rock fire station
Otter Rock fire station
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lincoln
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 97369
Mo's in Otter Rock

Otter Rock is an unincorporated community in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. It is located on U.S. Route 101 on the Oregon Coast.

Otter Rock post office was established in 1913, and it takes its name from a rock located about 12 mile (0.8 km) offshore and 3.25 miles (5.23 km) north of Yaquina Head. Sea otters formerly lived around the rock.[1]

Devils Punch Bowl State Natural Area is located in Otter Rock.

The community's ZIP Code is 97369.

A panoramic view showing Otter Crest, Devil's Punchbowl, Moolack and Beverly beaches, Yaquina Head, and Gull Rock

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22.0 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Otter Rock has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[2]

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Coordinates: 44°44′50″N 124°03′37″W / 44.74722°N 124.06028°W / 44.74722; -124.06028