Yoncalla Homes for Sale
According to the Umpqua Heritage Program of the US Forest Service, Yoncalla is of “uncertain origin, it meant “home of the eagles” and was the name of a butte near present-day Yoncalla that was an eagle nesting area. The Yoncalla Indians, a Kalapooian tribe, were apparently named for this butte. The Yoncalla High School teams are appropriately named “The Yoncalla Eagles.” The town was named by its most famous postmaster, Jesse Applegate. The three Applegate brothers were personal friends of Abraham Lincoln from their days in school together.
Life in Yoncalla embodies all the benefits of small town life. This close-knit rural community boasts many civic groups who have continued to facilitate the changes and improvements that the town wants.
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