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Middleton, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Railroad tracks at Middleton
Railroad tracks at Middleton
Country United States
State Oregon
County Washington
Elevation 217 ft (66 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97140
Area code(s) Area codes 503 and 971

Middleton, previously known as Stringtown, is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Oregon, United States. To improve communication between Portland and Lafayette, a post office was established at Middleton in 1869. A rail station was then established on July 1, 1892, soon before the post office closed, in 1905. A November 2011 vote for the annexation of portions of Middleton north of Brookman Road by the neighboring incorporated community of Sherwood failed.


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