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Langlois, Oregon
Census-designated place
Langlois post office
Langlois post office
Country United States
State Oregon
County Curry
 • Total 1.42 sq mi (3.69 km2)
 • Land 1.42 sq mi (3.69 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 89 ft (27 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 177
 • Density 124/sq mi (47.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97450
Area code(s) 458 and 541
FIPS code 41-40950
GNIS feature ID 1122952

Langlois /ˈlæŋls/ is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast established in 1881. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 177. Langlois was once famous for its blue cheese, until the cheese factory burned down in the 1950s. It was never rebuilt.

Langlois was named for William Langlois, an early Oregon pioneer. As phonetically spelled in the 1860 Federal Census, Port Oxford Precint [sic], page 110, the name was pronounced "Langless", as it is most commonly pronounced today by residents.

Langlois is located spanning U.S. Route 101, 41 miles (66 km) by road north of Gold Beach. It is 2.3 miles (3.7 km) inland from the Pacific Ocean. Floras Creek, a tributary of the New River, passes through the southern part of the community.

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