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Waldo, Oregon

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Settled: 1852
Status: Ghost Town
Current Population: None
Peak Population: na
Elevation: 1552
Primary Mineral: Gold

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Waldo was one of Oregon's earliest mining settlements. The Waldo district consisted primarily of placer workings, although there were some lode gold and copper mines. Estimates put Waldo's population at a peak of around 1,500, although that can't be confirmed. Nothing is left of the town today.