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Melrose, Oregon
The grange hall at Melrose
The grange hall at Melrose
Country United States
State Oregon
County Douglas
Area
 • Total 4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Land 4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
420 ft (128 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 735
 • Density 168.5/sq mi (65.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
97471
Area code(s) 458 and 541
GNIS feature ID 1124051

Melrose is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 735. It was named by Henry Scott for Melrose Abbey in Scotland. Its post office, at first named Hogan, was established on May 18, 1887, and James McKinney was the first postmaster.

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