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Sams Valley
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Oregon
County Jackson
Elevation 1,273 ft (388 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97525
Area code(s) 458 and 541
GNIS feature ID 1126544
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System

Sams Valley is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, Oregon, United States. It lies along Oregon Route 234 northeast of Gold Hill, in the Medford area.

Originally named "Moonville", the community takes its name from a valley that was named after Chief Sam of the Rogue River tribe of Native Americans. Sams Valley post office ran from 1873 until 1953. Today residents consider the communities of Beagle, Antioch and Table Rock part of Sams Valley.

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