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New Princeton, Oregon
Unincorporated community
New Princeton Post Office
New Princeton Post Office
Country United States
State Oregon
County Harney
Elevation 4,111 ft (1,253 m)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97721
Area code(s) 458 and 541
Coordinates and elevation from United States Geological Survey

New Princeton is an unincorporated community in Harney County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. It is along Oregon Route 78 between Burns and Burns Junction at an elevation of 4,111 feet (1,253 m) above sea level. The South Fork Malheur River begins near Round Mountain, southeast of New Princeton.

The Princeton rural post office was established in 1910 or about 1912, depending on the source consulted. When an upgrade of Route 78 bypassed the original community, it was re-located to New Princeton.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, New Princeton has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.


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