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Antelope is a city in Wasco County, Oregon, United States. It was briefly named Rajneesh in the mid-1980s when followers of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh moved into the city from nearby Rajneeshpuram and voted for the name change. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 46.
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Antelope is a city in Wasco County, Oregon County, Oregon, United States. The town flourished briefly, but when Shaniko, Oregon a few miles north, became the terminus of the railroad, Antelope began to fade. The population was 59 at the 2000 census.
The Antelope Valley was probably named by members of Joseph Sherar's party who were packing supplies to mines in the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Day area. On September 18, 1984, Antelope's charter was amended by a vote of 57 to 22 to change the name of the city to Rajneesh. Antelope post office was established in 1871, with Howard Maupin, founder of Maupin, Oregon, as the first postmaster.
The official website for the city of Antelope is http://cityofantelope.us/.
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