|— Census-designated place —|
|• Total||4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)|
|• Land||4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||420 ft (128 m)|
|• Density||170/sq mi ( 65/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|Area code(s)||458 and 541|
|GNIS feature ID||1124051|
Melrose is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 735. It was named by Henry Scott for Melrose Abbey in Scotland. Its post office, at first named Hogan, was established on May 18, 1887, and James McKinney was the first postmaster.
- "Melrose". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved October 23, 2011.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Melrose CDP, Oregon". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 13, 2012.
- McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [First published 1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 635. ISBN 9780875952772. OCLC 53075956.
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