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Axehandle, Oregon

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Welcome to Axehandle ...

So far, we have found very little information about Axehandle. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Axehandle to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Axehandle, please Contact Us.

Axehandle would have been located within present day Jefferson County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Axehandle is 3,700 feet [1,128 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Axehandle is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Axehandle was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Axehandle would have been located in the (541) & (458)<4> area codes.

Communities near Axehandle ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Axehandle and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Antelope   [Map]   49   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ashwood   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Clarno   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fossil   [Map]   447   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Horse Heaven - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Madras   [Map]   6,839   W   24 miles [38.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Axehandle.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Axehandle. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Axehandle. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Axehandle.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Axehandle:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Oregon

About Jefferson County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County:

The official website for State of Oregon:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Axehandle, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Axehandle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Axehandle) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Axehandle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7507, Longitude: -120.6511     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Axehandle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Axehandle.

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