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Oregon Geographic Names
Oregon Geographic Names is a comprehensive reference to place names throughout the state. A wide range of readers, from librarians and researchers to travelers and avocational historians, have come to depend on the book's exhaustive and sometimes quirky entries over the years. arranged alphabetically. Each entry lists the county where the place is located and reports what ...more
Published September 1st 2003 by Oregon Historical Society Press
(first published January 1st 1974)
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Feb 23, 2010 Rick Hamell rated it really liked it · review of another edition
I'm constantly referring to this book. Lewis McArthur, and his son have done a great job researching the origin of Oregon Place names. This is a must have for anyone interested in knowing the history behind Oregon's somewhat quirky town and other geographic names.