A post office called Oregon was established in 1846, and remained in operation until 1912. The community was named after the Oregon Territory.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oregon, Pennsylvania
- "Lancaster County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
- "Towns named after states". Reading Eagle. Jul 2, 1897. p. 3. Retrieved 14 October 2015.