- Stafford, Oregon
Stafford is an unincorporated community, classified as a hamlet, of approximately 2,200 residents in Clackamas County,
Oregon, United States. The community consists of approximately convert|3900|acre|km2, located in a rough triangle south of Lake Oswego, east of Tualatin, and west of West Linn.
According to "
Oregon Geographic Names", Stafford was named by George A. Steel, a prominent Portland pioneer, after his hometown of Stafford, Ohio.
In November, 2006, the residents of Stafford voted 344-30 to form a hamlet, the second Oregon community to do so (after Beavercreek). [cite news
last = Tims
first = Dana
title = Once divided, Stafford unites as a hamlet
publisher = The Oregonian
url = http://www.oregonlive.com/metrosouthwest/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/metro_southwest_news/1164176743134330.xml&coll=7
accessdate = 2006-12-11 ]
Students in the area attend the schools of the
West Linn-Wilsonville School District[http://www.wlwv.k12.or.us/] .
* [http://www.staffordhamlet.org/ Stafford Hamlet Formation website]
* [http://www.co.clackamas.or.us/community/ Clackamas County Complete Communities]
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