Mayville, Oregon facts for kids
Mayville from Oregon Route 19
|Elevation||2,963 ft (903 m)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|Area code(s)||458 and 541|
|Coordinates and elevation from United States Geological Survey|
Mayville is an unincorporated community in Gilliam County, Oregon, United States. It is located on Oregon Route 19. According to 1909 Oregon law, Mayville was the permanent meeting place of the board of commissioners of Gilliam and Wheeler counties. They met in Mayville each year to elect the president of the board. A post office was established in Mayville and "put in operation in October 1884 with Samuel Thornton postmaster." The community's name was originally made by Thornton's wife.
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