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North Powder

North Powder is a city in Union County, Oregon, United States. The population was 439 at the 2010 census.HistoryNorth Powder was platted in 1885 or 1886 along the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company rail line, having been a stage stop before then.David Eccles, a Mormon businessman, created the Hall Brothers Lumber Company in the town once the railway arrived.North Powder prospered because it had an icehouse that supplied the refrigerator cars of Pacific Fruit Express until the icehouse burned down in the 1930s.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.64sqmi, all of it land.ClimateThis region experiences warm and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, North Powder has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 439 people, 184 households, and 111 families residing in the city. The population density was 685.9PD/sqmi. There were 214 housing units at an average density of 334.4/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 92.5% White, 0.5% African American, 1.6% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 2.3% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.9% of the population. North Powder is in Oregon. Our United States online travel route planner allows you to schedule your trip to North Powder, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.
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