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Abandoned building on Oregon Route 206 in Eightmile
|Elevation||2,720 ft (830 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (Pacific)|
|GNIS feature ID||1136248|
|Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System|
The town was named by pioneer ranchers after its location on Eightmile Canyon, which was so named because its mouth was about 8 miles (13 km) up Willow Creek from the Columbia River. Eightmile's post office was established in 1883 and closed in 1941.
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