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Basque, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Oregon
County Malheur
Elevation 4,459 ft (1,359 m)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 541
GNIS feature ID 1136038
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System

Basque is an unincorporated community in Malheur County, Oregon, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 95 about halfway between Burns Junction and McDermitt. Basque migrants, many of them sheepherders, settled in remote parts of southeastern Oregon between the 1880s and the 1930s.


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