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Antelope, Oregon

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Welcome to Antelope ...

The city of Antelope is located in Wasco County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Antelope has a population of 50 people<2> (see below for details).

Antelope was established in 1871 and was incorporated January 29, 1901.

The community of Antelope is 2,670 feet [814 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Antelope is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Antelope lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Antelope: (541) & (458)<4>

The ZIP code for Antelope: 97001<5>

Websites for Antelope ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Antelope had an population of 50 people. This is an increase of 8.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Antelope had a population of 46 people. This makes Antelope the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 46 people, the population of Antelope decreased 22.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 59 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Antelope.

Adding Antelope to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Antelope in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Antelope was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Antelope on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Antelope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Antelope - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Idaho (2), Kansas (2), Montana, Nevada (3), New Mexico (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Antelope.

Communities near Antelope ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Antelope.

  • Shaniko [Wasco County]
  • Donnybrook [Jefferson County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donnybrook
    • Donnybrook [Jefferson County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Antelope
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donnybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Donnybrook:
    • Axehandle
    • Kilts
  • Ashwood [Jefferson County]
  • Clarno [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarno
    • Clarno [Wasco County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Antelope
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarno
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Horse Heaven [Jefferson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horse Heaven
      • Horse Heaven [Jefferson County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Antelope
    • Kent [Sherman County]
    • Fossil [Wheeler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fossil
      • Fossil [Wheeler County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<6> to the east of Antelope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 438 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fossil
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fossil<7>
    • Maupin [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maupin
      • Maupin [Wasco County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<6> to the northwest of Antelope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maupin have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maupin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maupin<7>
    • Mecca [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mecca
      • Mecca [Jefferson County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<6> to the southwest of Antelope
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mecca
    • Rosebush [Sherman County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosebush
      • Rosebush [Sherman County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<6> to the north of Antelope
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosebush have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Antelope. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Antelope.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Antelope. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Antelope.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Antelope. See our Newspapers Page for Antelope.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antelope ...

Looking for more information about Antelope? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Antelope, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Antelope.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Antelope:

The official website for Wasco County:

The official website for State of Oregon:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Wasco, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Antelope.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Antelope - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Antelope). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Antelope or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Antelope) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Antelope. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AntelopeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antelope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9112, Longitude: -120.7229    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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