Reedsport History

  • The History of Reedsport, Oregon
    by admin on January 3, 2015 at 3:40 am

    Reedsport was established on the estuary of the Umpqua River on January 7, 1852. It was named for a local settler, Alfred W. Reed, who founded the city in 1912. The post office was established July 17, 1912. The building of Southern Pacific Railroad lines extending south to Coos Bay led to the development of