Zumwalt, Oregon facts for kids

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Zumwalt
Unincorporated community
Zumwalt Road and barn
Zumwalt Road and barn
Country United States
State Oregon
County Wallowa
Elevation 4,573 ft (1,394 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 97842

Zumwalt is a ghost town in Wallowa County, Oregon. It is located on the Zumwalt Prairie.

History

The name of the town came from Henry Zumwalt, an early resident of the area. The Zumwalt post office was established on August 25, 1903, and Josie Zumwalt was the first postmaster.


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