Thurston, Oregon

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Thurston is a neighborhood in the eastern part of Springfield, Oregon, United States on Oregon Route 126. Before being annexed by Springfield, it was formerly an unincorporated community with its own post office. The earliest land claims in the Thurston area by white settlers were in 1851. A small crossroads community, including a general store and a blacksmith shop, formed at the corner of Thurston Road and 66th Street. The settlement was named for pioneer George H. Thurston, and Thurston post office was established in 1877. The ZIP code for Thurston post office boxes is 97482. The ZIP code for delivered mail is 97478.

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