Frenchglen, Oregon facts for kids
The historic Frenchglen Hotel
|Elevation||4,203 ft (1,281 m)|
|• Estimate (2010)||12|
|Time zone||Pacific (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||Pacific (UTC-7)|
Frenchglen is near Steens Mountain and Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, and is home to the historic Frenchglen Hotel. The town has a K-8 school divided into two classes. The area is known as a haven for birdwatching.
The community is named after the French-Glenn Livestock Company, founded by Hugh J. Glenn and later joined by his son-in-law, Peter French. French-Glenn built its headquarters there in 1872.
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