Moro is located in Sherman County
(of which is the county seat) east of the The Dalles
, between Wasco
and Grass Valley along US Highway 97
. The Deschutes River
is found a short distance east of Moro.
The first settler in this location was Henry Barnum about 1868. Apparently the name was selected in a drawing from a hat, Moro being the name proposed by Judge O. M. Scott, who came from Moro, Illinois. This community was founded in 1899.
Amenities in Moro include the 1899 Courthouse, a City Park with a Wall of History, Sherman Pre-School and Moro Community Presbyterian Church.
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