Deschutes County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits

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United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Deschutes County Gotoarrow.png Trivia Tidbits

Information about localities, too small or too brief to describe in separate pages. Exception to this are Post Offices.

  • Ahalapam Cinder Field, straddling Deschutes and Lane counties. This cinder field lies on the summit of the Cascade Range just north of the Three Sisters. It was named in 1924 by Professor Edwin T. Hodge of the University of Oregon. Ahalapam is one of the forms of the Indian name Santiam, and was used because the Santiam River probably at one time headed in the region.

References

Oregon Geographic Names FHL Book 979.5 E2m 1992