Josephine County, Oregon Rivers and Waterways
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- Allen Creek, , The creek is southwest of Grants Pass. It was named for Lafayette Allen who took up a homestead land claim on its banks in 1867.
- Althouse Creek, , Althouse Creek and Althouse Mountain near the Oregon-California line were named for the Althouse brothers of Albany. They were pioneer prospectors and miners in southern Oregon. Althouse post office was established near the lower reaches of Althouse Creek in October 1877, with Charles H. Beach first postmaster. This office was in service for about thirty years.
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