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Crowley, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Oregon
County Malheur
Elevation 4,078 ft (1,243 m)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 541
GNIS feature ID 1119587
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System

Crowley is an unincorporated community in Malheur County, Oregon, United States. It lies along Crowley Road, north of Oregon Route 78, about 50 miles (80 km) east of Crane. Crowley Ranch and Crowley Ranch Airstrip are nearby.

Crowley Creek was named for G. B. Crowley who settled on its banks with his son James in 1874. The Crowleys' home was burned in 1878 during the Bannock War but the family escaped. Crowley post office was established in 1911 and ran until 1935. There was previously a Crowley post office in Polk County.

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