7th out of 54 books — 4 voters
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Oregon Geographic Names” as Want to Read:
Oregon Geographic Names
An Oregon classic since 1928, "Oregon Geographic Names" is a comprehensive reference to place names throughout the state. A wide range of readers, from librarians and researchers to travellers and avocational historians, have come to depend on the book's exhaustive and sometimes quirky entries over the years. The seventh edition is significantly expanded, with more than 6, ...more
Published September 30th 2003 by Oregon Historical Society Press
(first published January 1st 1974)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-30 of 51)
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.