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Welcome to Austin Junction ...

Austin Junction is located in Grant County<1>.

The location of Austin Junction has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Austin Junction: Austin Jct. (or less commonly used: Austin Jctn.)

Austin Junction is 4,230 feet [1,289 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Austin Junction is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Austin Junction lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Austin Junction, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Area codes for Austin Junction: (541) & (458)<4>

Communities Also Named Austin Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Austin Junction - they are located in Maine, Michigan, Minnesota and Nevada.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Austin Junction.

Communities near Austin Junction ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Austin Junction.

  • Prairie City [Grant County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie City
    • Prairie City [Grant County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Austin Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 876 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prairie City<6>
  • Sumpter [Baker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumpter
    • Sumpter [Baker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Austin Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 206 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumpter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumpter<6>
  • Unity [Baker County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unity
    • Unity [Baker County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Austin Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unity<6>
  • Granite [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granite
    • Granite [Grant County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Austin Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenhorn [Baker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenhorn
      • Greenhorn [Baker County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Austin Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenhorn
    • Whitney [Baker County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitney
      • Whitney [Baker County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Austin Junction
    • Susanville [Grant County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Susanville
      • Susanville [Grant County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Austin Junction
    • Galena [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
      • Galena [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Austin Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena
    • Bourne [Baker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bourne
      • Bourne [Baker County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Austin Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bourne
    • Cabell City [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cabell City
      • Cabell City [Grant County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the north of Austin Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cabell City

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Austin Junction. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Austin Junction.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Austin Junction. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Austin Junction.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Austin Junction. See our Newspapers Page for Austin Junction.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Austin Junction ...

Looking for more information about Austin Junction? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Austin Junction, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Austin Junction.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Oregon

About Grant County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Austin Junction. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Austin Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Austin Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Austin Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5740, Longitude: -118.5016       In this case, the coordinates for Austin Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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