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Issac King's farm at Kings Valley

Kings Valley is an unincorporated community in Benton County, Oregon, United States. It is located on the Luckiamute River and Oregon Route 223.

Kings Valley was named after its first settler, Nahum King, who arrived in 1845. A flour mill was built in the community in 1853. Kings Valley post office ran from 1855 to 1974.[1] Violet Brewer Moore was the last postmaster of the Kings Valley post office.

Fort Hoskins Historic Park is nearby, in the former community of Hoskins.

The Valley and Siletz Railroad formerly ran through Kings Valley.

The Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire, originally located in nearby Philomath, now takes place in Kings Valley every September.

References

  1. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (Seventh Edition ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 978-0-87595-277-2.  

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Coordinates: 44°42′25″N 123°26′00″W / 44.70694°N 123.43333°W / 44.70694; -123.43333


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