Cheshire, Oregon facts for kids
Store and post office in Cheshire
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Cheshire was a station on the Southern Pacific Railroad line platted in 1913 and originally named Hubert. This name caused confusion with another station on the line, Huber, however, so the railroad company changed the name to Cheshire in 1914. The Cheshire post office was established the same year. Both "Hubert" and "Cheshire" were names chosen to honor James Hubert Cheshire, a favorite child of the people in the area.
Today, Cheshire's principal landmarks are a Dari Mart convenience store and a post office serving the 97419 zip code.
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