West Side, Oregon

West Side (also spelled Westside) is an unincorporated community in Lake County, Oregon, located southwest of the county seat of Lakeview.

West Side
Community store and gas station
West Side
Location within Oregon[1]
Coordinates: 42°6′47″N 120°28′38″W
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyLake
Elevation
4,774 ft (1,455 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
97630
GNIS feature ID1128894[2]

History

The community was named for the Westside Store, and indirectly for its position on the western side of Goose Lake. The West Side post office was established in June 1923 and closed on July 31, 1942. Will C. Fleming was the first postmaster.[3]

References

  1. "West Side (in Lake County, OR) Populated Place Profile". HomeTownLocator. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: West Side, Oregon
  3. McArthur, Lewis L. (1992). Oregon Geographic Names (sixth edition). Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 894. ISBN 0-87595-236-4.


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