A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Athena, Oregon

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other OR

The location of Athena

Welcome to Athena ...

The city of Athena is located in Umatilla County.

The location of Athena has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Athena has a population of 1,137 people<2> (see below for details).

Athena is 1,720 feet [524 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Athena: (541) and (458)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Athena had a population of 1,126 people. This makes Athena the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Athena represents 0.03% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 154th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,126 people, the population of Athena decreased 7.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,221 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Athena had an population of 1,137 people. This is an increase of 0.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.88% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Athena ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Athena and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Adams   [Map]   353   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bingham Springs   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cayuse   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Helix   [Map]   184   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kirkpatrick   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Milton-Freewater   [Map]   7,027   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Athena.

Communities Also Named Athena ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Athena - they are located in California and Florida.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Athena. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Athena. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Athena.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Athena:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athena ...

Looking for more information about Athena? 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 Athena, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Athena.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Oregon

About Umatilla County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Athena. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Umatilla County:

The official website for State of Oregon:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

- Return to Citation

<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Athena.

- Return to Citation

<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).

- Return to Citation

<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Athena) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Athena. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Athena

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8132, Longitude: -118.4926     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Athena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 16 May 2019