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      • A commercial district rapidly formed in Madras, fueled by the promise of a railroad through town. The town incorporated in 1910, and the Oregon Trunk Railroad and Deschutes Railroad Co. both arrived in 1911. Jefferson County was forged out of Crook County in 1914, with Culver as the county seat.
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  2. Originally called "The Basin" after the circular valley the city is in, it is unclear whether Madras was named in 1903 for the cotton fabric called "Madras" that originated in the city of Madras (now Chennai) in Tamil Nadu, India or from the name of the city itself. The population was 6,046 at the 2010 census. Contents 1 History 1.1 GMO incident

  3. Madras The Willow Creek basin that cradles Madras held four homesteads in 1902 when John Palmehn platted the town. It was initially called Palmain, an Americanized version of Palmehn, but the U.S. Postal Department denied that moniker, noting it too closely resembled Palmer, a community that has long since vanished.

  4. Originally called "The Basin" after the circular valley the city is in, it is unclear whether Madras was named in 1903 for the cotton fabric called "Madras" that originated in the city of Madras (now Chennai) in Tamil Nadu, India or from the name of the city itself. The population was 6,046 at the 2010 census.

  5. Madras is a city in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States. Originally called "The Basin" after the circular valley the city is located in, it is unclear as to whether Madras was named in 1903 for the cotton fabric called "Madras" that originated in the Madras (now Chennai) area in India, or from the city of Chennai, then known as "Madras".

    • Originally called “The Basin” after the circular valley the city is in, it is unclear whether Madras was named in 1903 for the cotton fabric called “Madras” that originated in the city of Madras (now Chennai) in Tamil Nadu, India or from the name of the city itself.
    • The population was 6,046 at the 2010 census.
    • The original plat for Madras was filed on July 18, 1902, by Scandinavian immigrant John A. Palmehm, for whom the town was originally named “Palmain”.
    • The name was rejected by the U.S. Postal Service over its similarity to a post office named Parmen, and the name “Madras” was adopted, inspired by the cloth fabric of the same name, itself named for the city of Madras (now Chennai) in India.
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