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Abbey Creek; the creek empties into Yaquina River. Named for Edwin A. Abbey who bought government land along the creek in the 1880s. The family were early residents of Newport.
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*'''Agate Beach''', This is a descriptive name. The sea beach between Newport and Yaquina Head has long been noted for the very fine agates found here. Dealers in Newport make a speciality of cutting and polishing these stones. Some fossilized softball-sized clam shells are found in the wall of eroded hardened sandwall.
  
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===References===
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Oregon Geographic Names {{FHL|649857|item|disp=FHLC}}
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Revision as of 19:30, 19 February 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png Oregon Gotoarrow.png Lincoln County Gotoarrow.png Trivia Tidbits

  • Agate Beach, This is a descriptive name. The sea beach between Newport and Yaquina Head has long been noted for the very fine agates found here. Dealers in Newport make a speciality of cutting and polishing these stones. Some fossilized softball-sized clam shells are found in the wall of eroded hardened sandwall.

References

Oregon Geographic Names FHLC

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