Swisshome, Oregon

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Swisshome
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Swisshome is located in Oregon
Swisshome
Swisshome
Location within the state of Oregon
Swisshome is located in the US
Swisshome
Swisshome
Swisshome (the US)
Coordinates: 44°3′29″N 123°47′53″W / 44.05806°N 123.79806°W / 44.05806; -123.79806Coordinates: 44°3′29″N 123°47′53″W / 44.05806°N 123.79806°W / 44.05806; -123.79806
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyLane
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)

Swisshome is an unincorporated community in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. It is along the Siuslaw River northeast of Mapleton, on Oregon Route 36.

The community's name was conferred in honor of a local Swiss family.[1] Swisshome post office was established in 1902.[2] The Coos Bay Rail Link passes through Swisshome.

The Deadwood Creek Bridge and the Wildcat Creek Bridge near Swisshome are two covered bridges that are on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Names of Lane County Communities Reveal Interesting Histories, Anecdotes". Eugene Register-Guard. 4 January 1942. p. 4. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Lane County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  3. ^ National Register of Historical Places - Lane County, Oregon. Accessed June 2010.

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