Range, Oregon

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Range
Range is located in Oregon
Range
Range
Location within Oregon
Coordinates: 44°53′35″N 118°58′8″W / 44.89306°N 118.96889°W / 44.89306; -118.96889Coordinates: 44°53′35″N 118°58′8″W / 44.89306°N 118.96889°W / 44.89306; -118.96889
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyGrant
Elevation
4,357 ft (1,328 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
GNIS feature ID1159217[1]

Range is an unincorporated community in Grant County, Oregon.

History[edit]

The Range post office was established on June 4, 1908, and Craig Thom was the first postmaster. It was so named due to the surrounding rangeland.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Range, Oregon
  2. ^ McArthur, Lewis L. (1992). Oregon Geographic Names (sixth edition). Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 700. ISBN 0-87595-236-4.