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Camp Sherman, Oregon
Camp Sherman store
Camp Sherman store
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Coordinates: 44°27′37″N 121°38′28″W / 44.46028°N 121.64111°W / 44.46028; -121.64111Coordinates: 44°27′37″N 121°38′28″W / 44.46028°N 121.64111°W / 44.46028; -121.64111
Country United States
State Oregon
County Jefferson
Named for Sherman County, home of many families who spent their summer vacations here
Area
 • 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)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 233
Time zone UTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
97730
Area code(s) 541
FIPS code 41-10550
GNIS feature ID 1139266
Coordinates and elevation from United States Geological Survey
Camp Sherman Community Hall
Camp Sherman Community Hall

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.

Notable features

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

Climate

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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