Jordan Valley, OR


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Jordan Valley is a city in Malheur County, Oregon, United States. It is part of the Ontario, OR–ID Micropolitan Statistical Area. The city was named after Jordan Creek,[citation needed] a tributary of Owyhee River, which runs through the city; the creek is named for a 19th century prospector, Michael M. Jordan.[citation needed] The population was 239 at the 2000 census.
Jordan Valley was incorporated as a city in 1911.
Sacagawea's son Jean Baptiste Charbonneau is often said to be buried in Jordan Valley, as that is the closest incorporated city to Danner, the actual site of his burial.