Camp Sherman, Oregon facts for kids
|Camp Sherman, Oregon|
|Unincorporated community & census-designated place|
Camp Sherman store
|Named for||Sherman County, home of many families who spent their summer vacations here|
|Elevation||2,963 ft (903 m)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|Coordinates and elevation from United States Geological Survey|
Camp Sherman is census-designated place and unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States. It is located on the Metolius River. The population consists of a few hundred year-round residents, swelling to several thousand 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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