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Census-designated place (CDP)
The grange hall at Melrose
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|• 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)|
|• Density||168.5/sq mi (65.0/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|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. Named earlier on as French Settlement, Oregon.
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