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Welcome to Blue River ...

Blue River is located in Lane County.

A typical abbreviation for Blue River: Blue Riv.

Blue River is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Blue River: (541) and (458)<2>

The ZIP code for Blue River: 97413<3>

Communities near Blue River ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Blue River and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Belknap Springs   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cascadia   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Foster   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Leaburg   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marcola   [Map]   ---   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
McKenzie Bridge   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Blue River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Blue River - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Blue River.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blue River. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blue River. 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 Blue River.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue River ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Blue River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blue River.

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

The official website for Lane County: www.lanecounty.org/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Blue River). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blue River or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Blue River. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blue River) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blue River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue River. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1544, Longitude: -122.3392     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blue River.

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