- Wemme, Oregon
Wemme is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County,
Oregon, United States. It is located within the Mount Hood Corridor, between Welches and Brightwood along U.S. Route 26. It is one of the communities that make up the Villages at Mount Hood.
The community was named for
E. Henry Wemme, a Portland businessman who bought a Locomobilein 1899, the first automobilein Oregon. He also bought the right-of-way to Barlow Roadin 1912, bequeathing it to the public after his death two years later.
West Coast Airlines Flight 956
West Coast Airlines Flight 956crashed on October 1, 1966with eighteen fatal injuries and no survivors 5.5 miles south of Wemme. This accident marked the first loss of a DC-9. [ [http://amelia.db.erau.edu/reports/ntsb/aar/AAR67-AF.pdf Aircraft Accident Report. West Coast Airlines, Inc DC-9 N9101. Near Wemme, Oregon] , Adopted: 11 December 1967]
* Mount Hood Village CDP
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