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The population of Vale is approximately 1,650 (2000), 1874 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 627 (1990), 669 (2010).

The amount of land area in Vale is 2.656 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Vale to Washington DC is 2235 miles. The distance to the Oregon state capital is 313 miles. (as the crow flies)
Vale is positioned 43.98 degrees north of the equator and 117.24 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Vale location: 75 miles west of Boise, Idaho.

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Vale history:

From 1864 until the stone house was built in 1872, a log cabin built by Jonathan Keeney was the stopping point for travelers coming into the Vale area. The word, Vale, means "valley" and was chosen for obvious reasons when the post office in Vale was opened. A school was opened in 1887. Vale was incorporated in 1889. Vale was chosen to be the county seat in 1955, but this was just the final ending to a fight that went on for 65 years.

Here is a brief history for Vale.
The incorporation date of Vale: 1889

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Vale attractions:

Vale Oregon Murals
An Outdoor Gallery Reflecting Our Heritage
twenty-three murals grace the buildings in Vale with larger than life size cut-out metal murals at the east and west entrances to town. Cut-out metal murals will be installed at the north and south entrances to town. The on-going plan is to paint three or four additional murals every year, with an eventual goal of 30 murals.

A website about Vale,Oregon

Rinehart Stone House
Stone House Museum
PO Box 413
255 Main Street South
Vale OR 97918
Phone: (541) 473-2070
Special tours arranged by appointment.

Here are some attractions in the area.

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