PO Box 490
Lowell Oregon 97452
D. Hyland, who came from Lowell, Maine, in the 1850s, established
the communtiy and helped secure a post office, of which he
was once postmaster. He named the place for his former home.
He was a successful stock-raiser and, the writer is informed,
was an energetic and hard-working man. He brought up a famliy
of 14 children! The frist post office in this locality was
called Cannon. It was wstablished August 9, 1880, with C.E.
Byers postmaster, and named for A.D. Cannon, a local resident.
The name was changed to Lowell on Februray 19, 1883.
city of Lowell is surrounded by three reservoirs, Lookout
Point, Dexter and Fall Creek. Lowell continues to lead the
area in fishing, water skiing and boat racing. Columbia
Boating Races are held in June, July and September. Local
area attractions include: Neptune State Park, Washburne
Memorial State Park, Devils Elbow State Park, Morton State
Park, Honeyman State Park, Armitage, Elijah Bristow, Ben
and Kay Dorris State Park, Willamette National Forest, Three
Sisters, Rock Creek, Waldo Lake, Cummins Creek, Diamond
Peak and Howard Buford Recreational Area.