Hampton, Deschutes County, Oregon facts for kids
Hampton looking north across US 20
|Nickname(s): Hampton Station|
|Elevation||4,419 ft (1,346.9 m)|
|Time zone||Pacific (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||Pacific (UTC-7)|
Hampton was named for the Hampton Buttes, which in turn were named for Joe Hampton, who moved to the area from Eugene in the 1870s. Hampton post office was established in 1911 and closed in 1953, after one intermission. In 1940 Hampton had a population of 41. As of 2003, Hampton, also known as Hampton Station, had a gas station and a restaurant.
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