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Several helpful gazetteers of Oregon have been published. Two of the most helpful are:

  • Oregon Geographic Names, McArthur, Lewis A. and McArthur, Lewis L.; 6th ed. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society, 1992. FHL Book 979.5 E2m 1992. The 7th edition is available in some libraries in Oregon and the Library of Congress.
  • R. L. Polk & Co.'s Oregon and Washington Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1909-1910. Seattle, Washington: R.L. Polk, 1909. FHL Film 1000367 item 1.
  • Many maps can be found on-line. To locate applicable maps use a search engine such, as Google or Yahoo and terms such as Oregon Gazet(t)eer or maps.