Umpqua, Oregon

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Umpqua, Oregon
Building housing the Umpqua Post Office
Building housing the Umpqua Post Office
Umpqua, Oregon is located in Oregon
Umpqua, Oregon
Umpqua, Oregon
Umpqua, Oregon is located in the United States
Umpqua, Oregon
Umpqua, Oregon
Coordinates: 43°21′55″N 123°28′06″W / 43.36528°N 123.46833°W / 43.36528; -123.46833Coordinates: 43°21′55″N 123°28′06″W / 43.36528°N 123.46833°W / 43.36528; -123.46833
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyDouglas
Established1888
Area
 • Total0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
322 ft (98 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total112
 • Density59.3/sq mi (13.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (Pacific)
ZIP code
97486
Area code(s)541
FIPS code41-54000[1]
GNIS feature ID1128405[2]
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System[2]

Umpqua is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, in the U.S. state of Oregon.[2] The population was 112 at the 2000 census.[3]

The community lies west of Sutherlin at the confluence of Calapooya Creek with the Umpqua River.[4]

The word "Umpqua" was first used by the local Native Americans to refer to the locality around the Umpqua River and came to be applied to the river as well.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b c "Umpqua". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved March 21, 2016.
  3. ^ Summary Population and Housing Characteristics, Oregon: 2000
  4. ^ "United States Topographic Map". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved March 21, 2016 – via Acme Mapper.