Nye, Oregon

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Nye, Oregon
Nye, Oregon is located in Oregon
Nye, Oregon
Nye, Oregon
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 45°27′37″N 118°58′48″W / 45.46028°N 118.98000°W / 45.46028; -118.98000Coordinates: 45°27′37″N 118°58′48″W / 45.46028°N 118.98000°W / 45.46028; -118.98000
CountryUnited States
2,310 ft (700 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s)458 and 541
GNIS feature ID1136587[1]
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System

Nye is an unincorporated community in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is about 8 miles (13 km) west of Pilot Rock, at the junction of U.S. Route 395 and Oregon Route 74.[2][3]

Nye was named for A. W. Nye, an early resident of Umatilla County.[4] Nye post office ran from 1887 through 1917.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Nye". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved December 24, 2010.
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 74. ISBN 0-89933-347-8.
  3. ^ Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Oregon (1940). Oregon: End of the Trail. American Guide Series. Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort. p. 418. OCLC 4874569.
  4. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 711. ISBN 978-0875952772.