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Keno, Oregon

Unincorporated community

Keno entrance sign, elementary school in the background.
Location within the state of Oregon

Coordinates: 42°7′36″N 121°55′44″W / 42.12667°N 121.92889°W / 42.12667; -121.92889Coordinates: 42°7′36″N 121°55′44″W / 42.12667°N 121.92889°W / 42.12667; -121.92889

Country United States
State Oregon
County Klamath
Elevation 4,108 ft (1,252 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,059
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Keno is an unincorporated community in Klamath County, Oregon, United States, southwest of Klamath Falls on the Klamath River near Oregon Route 66. As of 2000, the population was 1,059.[1] Keno's elevation is 4,108 feet.[2]

Keno was supposedly named after the first postmaster's bird dog. It was previously called Plevna and Whittles Ferry. Keno post office was established in 1887.[3]

One hundred eighty eight children attend Keno's one school, Keno Elementary. It is a K-6 school in the Klamath County School District.[4]


External links

  • Historic image of bridge over Oregon Route 21 near Keno from Salem Public Library
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