Lewis, Oregon

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Lewis, Oregon
Lewis, Oregon is located in Oregon
Lewis, Oregon
Lewis, Oregon
Lewis, Oregon is located in the United States
Lewis, Oregon
Lewis, Oregon
Coordinates: 45°41′28″N 117°05′42″W / 45.691°N 117.095°W / 45.691; -117.095Coordinates: 45°41′28″N 117°05′42″W / 45.691°N 117.095°W / 45.691; -117.095
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyWallowa
Elevation
3,520 ft (1,073 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
97828
Area code(s)458 and 541

Lewis is an unincorporated community in Wallowa County, Oregon, United States.[1] It was named by Herbert L. Dunbar for Frank Lewis, whose wife, Alta E. Lewis, was the first postmaster of the community's post office, which operated from September 11, 1913 to May 1935.[2]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Lewis has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lewis". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved 2010-12-23.
  2. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 978-0875952772.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Lewis, Oregon