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Sandlake
The eponymous lake
The eponymous lake
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Coordinates: 45°18′11″N 123°55′24″W / 45.30306°N 123.92333°W / 45.30306; -123.92333Coordinates: 45°18′11″N 123°55′24″W / 45.30306°N 123.92333°W / 45.30306; -123.92333
Country United States
State Oregon
County Tillamook
Elevation
30 ft (9 m)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s) 503
GNIS feature ID 1149049
Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System

Sandlake is an unincorporated community in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. It lies between Tillamook and Pacific City along Sandlake Road west of U.S. Route 101.

The community is named after a nearby body of water called Sand Lake along the Pacific coast. Postal authorities established a post office at this location on July 10, 1890, naming it Hembree after the first postmaster, A. J. Hembree. It was renamed Sandlake on January 18, 1898. The office remained open until May 1956.

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