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Welcome to Athena ...
The location of Athena has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Athena has a population of 1,144 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Athena.
Athena is 1,720 feet [524 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Athena lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Athena: (541) and (458)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Athena had an population of 1,144 people. This is an increase of 1.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.31% since the 2000 Census).
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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Athena.
Adding Athena to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Athena in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Athena elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Athena on a Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Athena on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Athena ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Athena.
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 Athena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Athena.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Athena.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Athena. See our Newspapers 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 ...
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: www.co.umatilla.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Jun 2021