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The Oregon state capital is Salem.
The population of Haines is approximately 405 (1990), 416 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 171 (1990), 175 (2010).
The amount of land area in Haines is 2.056 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Haines to Washington DC is 2284 miles.
The distance to the Oregon state capital is 269 miles. (as the crow flies)
Haines is positioned 44.91 degrees north of the equator and 117.93 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

The community was named for "Judge" I.D. Haines of Baker, who owned land on which the town was situated. The town was started in 1883, the year before the railroad was constructed through Baker Valley. The post office was established in November, 1884 with Florence A. Dorsett as the first postmistress
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