Wingville was once a thriving little village Northwest of Baker City.
Many Southern Democrats began migrating to Oregon in 1864.
Numbers of them had been soldiers in Major General Sterling Price's
The newcomers to Oregon were derisively termed by Republicans,
They contributed largely to the Southern mixture in the
Wingvilles' post office was established on June 23, 1871,
The post office was later closed in July of 1879.
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