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Ruggs, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Grain elevator along Oregon Route 206 in Ruggs
Grain elevator along Oregon Route 206 in Ruggs
Country United States
State Oregon
County Morrow
Elevation 2,136 ft (651 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97843
Area code(s) 458 and 541
Coordinates and elevation from the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

Ruggs is an unincorporated community in Morrow County, Oregon, United States. Ruggs lies at the intersection of Oregon Route 206 and Oregon Route 207, at an elevation of 2,136 feet (651 m). Ruggs is east of Eightmile and southwest of Heppner. The community is part of the PendletonHermiston Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Ruggs lies along Rhea Creek, a tributary of Willow Creek, which flows north into the Columbia River at Heppner Junction. The community was named for Ed Rugg, a local rancher who operated a store and service station here after World War I.

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