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Alvadore, Oregon
Alvadore's abandoned schoolhouse
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Alvadore, Oregon is located in Oregon
Alvadore, Oregon
Alvadore, Oregon
Location in Oregon
Alvadore, Oregon is located in the United States
Alvadore, Oregon
Alvadore, Oregon
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lane
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
97409 (PO Boxes)
GNIS feature ID 1136001

Alvadore is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States, located nine miles northwest of downtown Eugene and one mile northeast of Fern Ridge Reservoir.


Alvadore was named for Alvadore Welch of Portland, who built the Portland, Eugene and Eastern Railway through the community. The railway was later acquired by the Southern Pacific Railroad, but in 1936 the track was torn up. Alvadore post office was established in 1914.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey's database of geographic names, Alvadore is the only locality so named in the United States.


This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22.0 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Alvadore has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.

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