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Facts about Bandon

Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. It was named by George Bennet, an Irish peer, who settled nearby in 1873 and named the town after Bandon in Ireland, his hometown. The population was 3,066 at the 2010 census.

History

Before 1850, the Coquille Indians lived in the area. Then in 1851, gold was discovered at nearby Whiskey Run Beach by French Canadian trappers, though the gold rush did not have much of an impact on the area. In 1852, Henry Baldwin, from County Cork, Ireland, was shipwrecked on the Coos Bay bar and walked into this area. The first permanent settlers came in 1853 and established the present town site. In 1856, the first conflicts with Indigenous Americans in the United States arose and those were sent to the Siletz Reservation. In 1859, the boat Twin Sisters sailed into the Coquille River and opened the outlet for all inland produce and resources.

In 2010, Bandon was named one of the "Coolest Small Towns in America" by BudgetTravel.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.15 square miles (8.16 km2), of which, 2.77 square miles (7.17 km2) is land and 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2) is water.

Climate

Bandon has a Marine West Coast-Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb). Rain and overcast conditions are common in the winter months, while during the summer it is mostly dry. Snow can occur during the winter, however, this is not very common and usually occurs about once or twice a season. Below freezing temperatures are rare in the city, usually occurring about once or twice a winter. Extreme temperatures of 20 °F (−7 °C) or lower are extremely rare, usually happening about once every five years. Summers are dry and cool with an average July high temperature of about 68 °F (20 °C) while lows are generally in the 50s °F. High temperatures in the mid-70s °F to the low 90s °F occur on average about once or twice every three or four years. Bandon's highest reading of 100 °F (38 °C) occurred on September 21, 1990. The lowest reading of 8 °F (−13 °C) was observed only three months later on December 21, 1990.

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