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Gold Beach

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Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. The population was 2,253 at the 2010 census.HistoryThe community was originally named Ellensburg in the 1850s, but later took the name Gold Beach after a beach near the mouth of the Rogue River where hundreds of placer mines extracted gold. An Ellensburgh post office was established in 1853, changed to Ellensburg in 1877, and changed to Gold Beach in 1890.Mailboats based in Gold Beach have been delivering mail upstream to Agness since 1895, one of only two rural mailboat routes remaining in the U.S.Although Gold Beach had been a community since the middle of the 19th century, and the county seat since 1859, its current incorporation charter only dates to 1945.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.76sqmi, of which 2.53sqmi is land and 0.23sqmi is water.Gold Beach is bordered to the north by the Rogue River and Barley Beach, also known as Bailey Beach.ClimateGold Beach has cool, very wet winters and mild, relatively dry summers. According to the Köppen climate classification system, Gold Beach has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Csb). Between 1948 and 2014, the average maximum temperature in January was about 54F, and the average minimum was about 41F. The corresponding averages for July were 68F and 51F. Annually, there are high temperatures of 90F on an average of only 0.1 days and there are low temperatures of 32F or lower on an average of 9.2 days. The record high temperature was 102F on September 10, 1973. The record low temperature was 12F on January 21, 1962.
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