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Camp Sherman, Oregon
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|Named for||Sherman County, home of many families who spent their summer vacations here|
|• Total||3.15 sq mi (8.16 km2)|
|• Land||3.15 sq mi (8.16 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||2,963 ft (903 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (PST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1139266|
|Coordinates and elevation from United States Geological Survey|
Camp Sherman is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States. It is located on the Metolius River. The year-round population as of the 2010 census was 233, with that number tripling or more during the summer. The community includes an elementary school, Black Butte School, a general store and a post office (ZIP code 97730). The community also has a volunteer fire department. Camp Sherman was founded by vacationers from Sherman County in the latter part of the 19th century.
In 1949, Luther Metke was a key builder of the Camp Sherman Community Hall, the center of social activity in the community of Camp Sherman, Oregon. In February 2003 it was listed as a National Register of Historic Places due to its rustic architecture highlighting late 19th & Early 20th Century American Movements: Bungalow/Craftsman, Western Stick Architecture
This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Camp Sherman has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.
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