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Mayville, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Mayville from Oregon Route 19
Mayville from Oregon Route 19
Country United States
State Oregon
County Gilliam
Elevation 2,963 ft (903 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97830
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 The community's name was originally made by Thornton's wife.

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