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Welcome to Buck Fork ...

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

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




Buck Fork would have been located within present day Douglas County.

A typical abbreviation for Buck Fork: Buck Frk.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Buck Fork is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The location where Buck Fork once stood is in the (541) and (458)<3> area codes.

Communities near Buck Fork ...

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

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Canyonville   [Map]   2,044   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Days Creek   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dillard   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glide   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Green   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Myrtle Creek   [Map]   3,475   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

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 Buck Fork. 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 Buck Fork. 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 Buck Fork.

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

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Visit our Community Index for Oregon

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.or.us/

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



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 Buck Fork, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buck Fork - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buck Fork. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1123, Longitude: -123.1470     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buck Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Buck Fork.

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