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Beautiful ranch; same family for 5 generations! Near historic gold mining town of Sumpter, 35+/- minutes to Baker City & I-84. Managed for timber production and cattle grazing. Timbered lands, native and irrigated meadows. Excellent wildlife habitat. Should qualify for 3 LOP tags; all hunts (Buyer to verify with ODFW). Fish in the property ponds, nearby Powder River, Deer Creek, Phillips Res.
Great building location for new home or just some great R & R . Lot's have several nice trees for shade and protection if you decide to build your new home , street access from Clifford St. Priced to sell, enjoy a wonderful place to build in the small town of Sumpter.
Barrett ST, Granite, OR 97877
Two Granite tax lots amounting to 2.48 acres +/- of level and sloped ground with trees and views. At the edge of town with potential to hook up to city water and power. Septic with DEQ approval. Great value, make this your today.
0 Cracker Creek RD, Sumpter, OR 97877
60.01+/- acre tract in the Elkhorn Mountains with deeded mining claim. Access this great mining/recreational tract via the ATV trails north of Bourne. Arrive on-site and enjoy breathtaking high mountain views of the Sumpter Valley. Enjoy mining, camping and hunting deer and elk on your own private piece of eastern Oregon.
180 MILL ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
Fantastic Business Opportunity in Historical Downtown Sumpter. Your chance to own a well established local watering hole with proven income and room for more growth. Restaurant seats 32, tavern seats 20 plus 19 bar stools with small stage for entertainment, pool table and much more. Serious buyers with proof of funds or pre-approval letter need apply.
40810 SPAULDING RIDGE RD, Sumpter, OR 97877
1 of a kind Eastern Oregon property. Custom construction blended with seclusion and privacy are the corner stones of this Sumpter property. Log home that spares no expense, custom kitchen with top of the line appliances, Cathedral style ceilings that expand the interior living space. All this on a private acreage property where you feel alone on the side of a mountain.
252 SE Ibex ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
Beautifully updated and well kept 1 bed/1 bath cabin with Hickory Cabinets in kitchen and many custom features. Over-sized lot .83 acres +/-, seven tax lots with 2 septic tanks Screened in front porch with tiled floor. Has Large 1360 sq ft +/- 2 bay shop, built in 2004 with the entire upstairs framed in for 3 bed, 1 bath living quarters. Wiring is in just needs to plumbed for water.
0 Fruit Creek, Sumpter, OR 97877
Great opportunity to own the Columbia No. 2, Patented Hard Rock Mine in the historical mining area outside of Sumpter. Merchantable timber and potential for gold. Fruit Creek runs through the claim. Start extracting gold or just use it for a great private retreat.
08S37 TL-2700, Sumpter, OR 97877
Patented Hard Rock 20+/- acre Climax Mine. Located in the Cracker Creek Mining District north of Sumpter. New road built in 2010, landing and gate. Development work has been done. Exposed vein for 150+/- ft. Dry mine. Free milling Ore. No mercury. Assay run 0-40 oz +/- ton. Assay and production records available to qualified buyers. Sellers are motivated.
41529 GRANITE HILL HWY, Sumpter, OR 97877
Beautiful property with 107 +/- acres, McCully Fork Creek frontage, two cabins, one with all utilities and the other is a bunk house in the trees. Granite Hill Hwy divides this property with approximately 60 acres on one side boarding National Forest and 47 acres on side with cabins.
41365 GRANITE HILL RD, Sumpter, OR 97877
Fantastic mountain property on 47 +/- acres surrounded by national forest. With large horse barn, great log cabin and several out buildings. Spring water, solar power and much more. Get your friends and family together and make this your new get-a-way compound. Recreational activities are endless. Winter access by snowmobile. Call today to set up a time to see this beautiful property.
Bonanza ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
Nice buildable 80'x120' +/- lot in Sumpter City Limits. Utilities are close by and available. Take advantage of all the recreational opportunities that the area has to offer. Make this your new family get-a-way spot or go in with friends and share. Call today to set up an appointment to see this property.
09S36 -303, 304, 305, Granite, OR 97877
Fantastic off grid get-a-way with plenty of room to roam on 47.18 acres. Three patented mining claims, good timber, a nice little dry cabin, a creek running through, and even wood fired sauna! The perfect hunting camp or a great place or recreation during all seasons.
Sumpter Stage HWY, Sumpter, OR 97877
Formerly used as a rock and cement plant, no longer in operation. Could be developed into a RV Park, Miniature Golf, or bring your ideas and make this great opportunity a reality today.
Sumpter Real Estate. Find homes for sale in Sumpter Oregon, tucked away in the trees and nestled in Oregon’s Elkhorn Mountain Range, lies the historic gold mining town of Sumpter, Oregon. Sumpter has an active commercial district that offers shopping and a good number of restaurants. Sumpter offers some great snowmobiling opportunities in the winter. Sumpter is located just off HWY 7 between Baker City and John Day Oregon.
Sumpter’ is 4,424 feet above sea level. The year-round population of Sumpter is approximately 191, consisting of 190 very nice people and one ‘old grouch’.
Sumpter Oregon is on the Elkhorn Scenic Byway and is surrounded by mountains, rivers, streams, and lakes and offers virtually everyone the opportunity to enjoy many of Nature’s amenities; great fishing, swimming, boating (nearby), camping, gold panning, hunting, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, backpacking, 4-wheeling, ATV’ing, hiking and exploring.
The surrounding mountains of Sumpter climb to over 9,000 feet, where The ‘Elkhorn Crest Trail’ straddles the rugged rocky ridge of The Elkhorn Mountains. The Elkhorn Crest Trail is a scenic 25 mile trail which begins near Sumpter and ends at Anthony Lakes, home of the best Winter Downhill “Powder” Skiing available. If you are the adventurous type, this moderately strenuous high country trail is a ‘must do’. There are several day hikes along the route. The scenery and wildlife you will witness are absolutely AWESOME!
The post office was established in 1883, with the spelling of the town’s name as Sumter ; in 1885 the spelling was changed officially to Sumpter. With the invention of the pneumatic drill, stamp mills for crushing ore and new methods to chemically extract the gold from its alloys in the 1890s. By 1897 the Sumpter Valley Railway was extended into Sumpter proper. By the US Census of 1903 the official count was more 3500 registered voters, not including women, who hadn’t yet received the right to vote. The Chinese, who had been brought to the area to work, weren’t allowed to vote either.Find homes for sale in Sumpter Oregon. Sumpter, Oregon is almost due west of the Baker City real estate market. It’s tucked away in the trees of the Elkhorn range. Sumpter was founded as a result of the gold rush in the 1860s. In 1862, Hugh Asbury, John Reel, Fletch Henderson, Bill Flanagan, and Dick Johnson were traveling to the California gold fields when they camped at what’s now called Cracker Creek. To their surprise, they found gold in the creek and decided to stay rather than continue to California. They named the area Sumpter after the famous fort in South Carolina. Remnants of their fist cabin, located between McCully Creek and Cracker Creek can still be seen today.
By 1899 brick buildings were appearing in Sumpter and two blocks of Granite Street were paved with planks. Sumter became known as The Queen City. At the height of the gold boom, as many as six railroad carloads of mining machinery were delivered every day, and six hundred car loads of timber were hauled to lumber mills in Sumpter and Baker City. The stage coach arrived seven times each day and millions of dollars of gold were mined. At the peak, in 1900 three was an output of $8,943,486 from thirty-five mines.
The first of three dredges to mine the gravels of the Powder River began in 1913. What is left of Dredge #1 can be seen near the Sumpter Valley Railway depot in McEwen, where its last bucket turned up the rich farmland of the Sumpter Valley. Mining continued until 1953 when the clatter of the noise of line huge trommel were silenced forever.
On August 13, 1917 the fire bell throughout Sumpter because fire of an unknown origin had erupted in the cooks quarters of the Capital Hotel. The fire quickly spread to other buildings, and much of the town was destroyed.
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