Wemme, Oregon

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Wemme
Barlow Road entrance in Wemme
Barlow Road entrance in Wemme
Wemme is located in Oregon
Wemme
Wemme
Location within the state of Oregon
Wemme is located in the United States
Wemme
Wemme
Wemme (the United States)
Coordinates: 45°20′56″N 121°57′53″W / 45.34889°N 121.96472°W / 45.34889; -121.96472Coordinates: 45°20′56″N 121°57′53″W / 45.34889°N 121.96472°W / 45.34889; -121.96472
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyClackamas
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
97067
Area code(s)503 and 971

Wemme /ˈwɛm/ is an unincorporated community in the northwest United States, located in Clackamas County, Oregon, east of Portland. It is located within the Mount Hood Corridor, between Welches and Brightwood along U.S. Route 26. It is one of the communities that make up the Villages at Mount Hood.

The community was named for E. Henry Wemme, a Portland businessman who bought a Locomobile in 1899, the first automobile in Oregon.[1] He also bought the right-of-way to Barlow Road in 1912, bequeathing it to the public after his death two years later.

West Coast Airlines Flight 956[edit]

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  1. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 978-0875952772.
  2. ^ Aircraft Accident Report. West Coast Airlines, Inc DC-9 N9101. Near Wemme, Oregon, Adopted: December 11, 1967
  3. ^ Wyant, Dan (October 2, 1966). "Jet airliner missing near Portland". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). p. 1A.
  4. ^ "West Coast plane missing with 18 aboard". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. October 2, 1966. p. 1.
  5. ^ Wyant, Dan (October 3, 1966). "Investigators sift wreckage for clues". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). p. 1A.
  6. ^ "Investigators probing WCA plane wreckage". The Bulletin. (Bend, Oregon). UPI. October 3, 1966. p. 1.
  7. ^ "None survive WCA crash". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. October 3, 1966. p. 1.