Myrick, Oregon facts for kids
|Elevation||1,719 ft (524 m)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|Area code(s)||458 and 541|
|GNIS feature ID||1637853|
|Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System|
Myrick is a station on the Burlington Northern Railroad that was originally named "Warren". Because of the confusion with Warren in Columbia County, the name was changed to honor Samuel Jackson Myrick, who came to Oregon from Missouri in 1884 and settled in the area. Myrick post office ran from 1902 to 1908. John Myrick was the first postmaster.
The Myrick family became successful wheat farmers in the area.
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