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Sixes is an unincorporated community in Curry County, Oregon, United States. It is located on U.S. Route 101 and the Sixes River, east of Cape Blanco and the Cape Blanco Lighthouse. Accounts vary as to the origin of the name "Sixes". The community was named after the river. One local postmaster said Sixes was named for a Native American chief. Another source said that in 1851, the river was usually called the "Sikhs River" after the Chinook Jargon word for "friend", and on maps it was called the "Sequalchin River". Another source says the Native American name for the river was "Sa-qua-mi". Hodge's Handbook of American Indians says that one of the variants of the name of the local tribe, the Kwatami (a subdivision of the Tututni), was "Sik-ses-tene", which is said to mean "people by the ... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Curry County276 Population (as of 2000)
Oregon State132 Population (current)
78.6 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.2 Square Miles of Water$123,200 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$32,679 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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4 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$55,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
5 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$349,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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