Wapinitia, Oregon

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Unincorporated community
Wapinitia is located in Oregon
Wapinitia is located in the US
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 45°6′51.4″N 121°15′23.2″W / 45.114278°N 121.256444°W / 45.114278; -121.256444Coordinates: 45°6′51.4″N 121°15′23.2″W / 45.114278°N 121.256444°W / 45.114278; -121.256444
Country United States
State Oregon
County Wasco
Elevation 2,044 ft (623 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 1151877

Wapinitia is an unincorporated community in Wasco County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is near Oregon Route 216 and is approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the county seat of The Dalles, Oregon. The nearest city is Maupin, which is 9 miles (14 km) to the east.

Wapinitia is a name derived from a Native American language most likely meaning "at the edge".[2]


  1. ^ "Wapinitia". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved 2011-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Indian names given to spots in mid-Oregon". The Bulletin. Aug 20, 1952. p. 2. Retrieved 14 October 2015. 

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