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Blakeley, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Oregon
County Umatilla
Elevation 1,417 ft (432 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 458 and 541
GNIS feature ID 1136079
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System

Blakeley is an unincorporated historic community in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States between Pendleton and Milton-Freewater. It is just north of Oregon Route 11 on Wildhorse Creek. Blakeley was a station on the Union Pacific Railroad. The station was first named "Eastland" after Robert E. Eastland who received a patent on land nearby in 1880. The name was later changed to honor William M. Blakley (alternatively spelled "Blakeley" and "Blakely"), an Oregon State Representative from 1902–1906, and a wheat grower in the area. The elevation is 1417 feet (432 m).


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