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Mill ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
This Great lot is just a few blocks from town and with power, city water and sewer in place. Bring your travel trailer or 5th-Wheel and park and play or build your dream cabin. With miles of ATV and snowmobile trails close by, 3 Flea Markets each year and much, much more to do year round, this is the perfect get-a-way spot.
654 Parkinson ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
Great vacation home with 3 city lots with large trees and beautiful setting in the Historical City Sumpter. Property has a Single-Wide Manufactured home with a solid Snow Cover with a nice deck for relaxing. There is a small storage shed and another outbuilding the can hold all your toys for summer and winter activities. 3 additional RV spots, 2 with full hook ups.
388 E Austin ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
Charming, clean and well maintained 1 bed, 1 bath get-a-way bungalow with extra bed space off bedroom within Sumpter city limits. Local businesses, fairgrounds and Flea Market just a few blocks away. Has a detached shop/garage for storing your toys. Large 75'x160' lot +/-, with room to park an RV or two. This could be a great family property and could serve as an Air B&B when not being used.
277 AUBURN ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
This solid stick framed 3600 sq ft +/- 2 story home with a full basement on a large 75'x150' sq ft +/- lot, is just a few blocks from downtown Sumpter. It has be taken down to the studs and sub-floors and is ready for your remodel ideas and finishing. Bring your contractor in or work on it yourself.
0, Sumpter, OR 97877
Amazing large lot within walking distance to Sumpter and all it has to offer. Great location to build your dream home or cabin for weekend getaways. Ride your quad to town during all the warm weather events or snowmobile right out the backdoor during the winter months.
635 NW New ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
Nicely maintained Marlette Single Wide Manufactured Home, with board and batten siding and metal snow roof and a great covered deck. Comes with a storage shed and a wood shed, with extra storage in the back, on .29 ac +/-. Connected to city water and sewer and off of paved road. Appliances included and is move in ready, make this property your this Spring and enjoy it through the Summer.
320 BONANZA ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
Great Retro 1950's cabin with Tin ceilings, 1 bedroom and 1 bath, with extra attic room for more guests. Connected to city water and sewer. Has a 644 sq ft =/- garage/shop, nice yard. Possible owner financing available to qualified buyers. Don't let this one get away.
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.
260 Climax ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
This two story cabin sits in just shy of a half acre .46 acres +/- and has several out buildings and sheds on property. It is above town with large trees and room to move around a bit. The house needs a touch of TLC to finish it the way you would like it. Not far from ATV and snowmobile trails or downtown Sumpter. Interior photos coming soon.
603 GAZELY LN, Sumpter, OR 97877
Recently renovated. Brand new 30 year comp roof, two brand new hot water heaters, interior and exterior paint. New furnace and AC units. Spacious house perfect for entertaining the whole family! Two living spaces on either side of the large kitchen. Great getaway home in the beautiful hidden jewel of Sumpter Oregon.
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.
1027 MILTON, Granite, OR 97877
Comfortable2 bdr, 1 level home. Has large loft area, enclosed porch, nice garage and RV parking. 2-lots! Trustee has priced for quick sale.
0 Tabor, Granite, OR 97877
10-building lots! Located in the small wilderness community of Granite. (45-minutes from Baker City). Remote, beautiful area. Near the entrance to the North fork of the John Day Wilderness. Fishing, hunting, gold mining, wither ski fun. (Estate sale; all priced to sell! Don't miss this rare opportunity.
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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