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Lakeview

Lake County,

Oregon

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"The Tallest Town in Oregon"


The Oregon state capital is Salem.


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Zip Codes

97630

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Lakeview is approximately 2,810 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 1,145 (1990).

The amount of land area in Lakeview is 3.621 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.031 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lakeview to Washington DC is 2389 miles. The distance to the Oregon state capital is 236 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lakeview is positioned 42.18 degrees north of the equator and 120.34 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Lakeview elevation is 4,900 feet above sea level.
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Location

Lakeview location: South-central Oregon - Intersection of U.S. Hwy 395 and Oregon Hwy 140, 15 miles north of the California border.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Lakeview is seasonal. Most forecasts originate so far away the weather men can't see what's really happening here. So this forecast and report considers local observation. It's updated twice daily.
Lakeview average annual rainfall is 15.80 (precipitation) inches per year
The average low temperature is 19 to 37 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 50 to 83 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Lakeview history:

Lakeview was chartered in 1889. The town's motto, "The Tallest Town in Oregon", got its name because it is located at the highest elevation of any town in Oregon. In 1900, with a population of 761, a fire swept the town wiping out 75 businesses. Lakeview was rebuilt by 1901. In 1922, Lakeview, like everywhere in the west, saw a slow down in the lumber business. By now motor vehicles were becoming more common and telephones had been in existence for nearly 10 years. Fire danger was extremely high because of drought and an abundance of electrical storms.

Lake County has a unique geological history. An assortment of interesting features can be found along Oregon Highway 31, which follows the historic route of an exploratory expedition led by John Fremont. Among the many sites are the largest exposed fault in North America and one of several remnants of prehistoric lakes. (Submitted by Jeana Arter, High Desert Middle School)
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Attractions

Lakeview attractions:

Oldest rodeo in the Northwest, Lake County Fair, Museum, the Old Perpetual Geyser, ATV riding, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting and Hunter's Hot Springs Resort.

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