Timber, Oregon

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Timber, Oregon
Timber, Oregon (the United States)
Coordinates: 45°43′11″N123°17′40″W / 45.71972°N 123.29444°W / 45.71972; -123.29444 Coordinates: 45°43′11″N123°17′40″W / 45.71972°N 123.29444°W / 45.71972; -123.29444
Country United States
State Oregon
County Washington
Area
  Total17.5 sq mi (45.2 km2)
Elevation
1,020 ft (310 m)
Population
 (2000)
  Total131
  Density7.5/sq mi (2.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
97144
Area code(s) 503 and 971
GNIS feature ID1128100 [1]

Timber is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Oregon, United States. Timber's population is 131, its ZIP code is 97144, it has 59 housing units and its land area is 17.45 sq mi (45.2 km2), with a population density of 7.51/sq mi (2.90/km2). [2]

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The town is connected to the coast and Portland by US-26 to the north and Oregon Highway 6 to the south. Both highways are served by Timber Road which runs mainly north-south through the center of town.

Climate

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers and chilly, wet winters, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Timber has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps. Timber also sits in a prominent local frost hollow, and is capable of recording sub-32 temperatures any month of the year. [3]

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References

  1. "Timber, Oregon". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  2. ZIPskinny demographic information for 97144 – TIMBER OREGON
  3. Climate Summary for Timber, Oregon