Drew, Oregon

Drew is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is located about six miles south of Tiller and 21 miles north of Trail on Oregon Route 227, surrounded by the Umpqua National Forest.[2]

Drew was probably named after Robert Drew, a local resident.[3] Drew post office was established in 1902 and discontinued in 1971.[3] In 1915 the community had a public school, and the nearest railroad point was 32 miles away in Riddle.[4] As of 1990 there were only a few houses.[4] Drew has a general store and a museum in the former Tison School building, built of logs in 1906.[5]

At one time Drew's economy was based primarily on logging, but in a 2006 study, the federal government identified the Milo-Tiller-Drew area as a "community of concern" because of the negative impact the Northwest Forest Plan had on it.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Drew". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1141234. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 61. ISBN 0-89933-347-8. 
  3. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [First published 1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 302. ISBN 9780875952772. OCLC 53075956. 
  4. ^ a b Friedman, Ralph (1990). In Search of Western Oregon (2nd ed.). Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. p. 554. ISBN 0-87004-332-3. http://books.google.com/books?id=4i1grNoMcWgC&dq=In+Search+of+Western+Oregon&printsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=EqYsMxgjFV&sig=-LgVXTSELf6PF3blbmVNAxkDOnE&hl=en&ei=AgQvS-CDI42otgPR69C5BA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CBUQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=Drew&f=false. 
  5. ^ "Our Town". News-Review: p. 56. October 29, 2010. http://www.scribd.com/doc/41075089/Our-Town-October-2010. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  6. ^ Daniel, Green; Charles McKetta (May 16, 2007). "Secure Rural Schools Payments Termination: Impacts on Oregon's O&C County Economies". Oregon Department of Forestry. http://www.oregon.gov/ODF/BOARD/docs/FFAC_SRA_Termination_Impacts.pdf?ga=t. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 

Coordinates: 42°52′54″N 122°53′58″W / 42.8817885°N 122.8994961°W / 42.8817885; -122.8994961



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