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Welcome to Astoria ...
The pronunciation of Astoria: as-STORE-ee-a<2>
When the people of Astoria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Astorian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Astoria has a population of 10,015 people<4> (see below for details).
Astoria was established in 1810.
The community of Astoria is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Astoria lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Astoria: (503) and (971)<6>
Websites for Astoria ...
Official Website: www.astoria.or.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Astoria had an population of 10,015 people. This is an increase of 5.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.06% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Astoria had a population of 9,477 people (or 25.59% of the total population of Clatsop County). This makes Astoria the county's most populous community.
The population of Astoria represents 0.25% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,477 people, the population of Astoria decreased 3.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,813 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Astoria.
Adding Astoria to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Astoria 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 Astoria was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Astoria on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Astoria on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Astoria ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Astoria - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, New York, Ohio and South Dakota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Astoria.
Communities near Astoria ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Astoria.
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 Astoria. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Astoria.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Astoria. 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 Astoria.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Astoria. Our list includes 35 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Astoria.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Astoria ...
Looking for more information about Astoria? 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 Astoria, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Astoria.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Astoria: www.astoria.or.us/
The official website for Clatsop County: www.co.clatsop.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021