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Welcome to Athena ...

The city of Athena is located in Umatilla County<1>.

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).

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

Telephone area codes for Athena: (541) & (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.

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.

  • Walla Walla [Walla Walla County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walla Walla
    • Walla Walla [Walla Walla County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Athena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,900 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walla Walla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walla Walla<7>
  • Pendleton [Umatilla County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pendleton
    • Pendleton [Umatilla County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Athena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,789 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pendleton<7>
  • College Place [Walla Walla County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Place
    • College Place [Walla Walla County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Athena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,317 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Place
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Place<7>
  • Milton-Freewater [Umatilla County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton-Freewater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton-Freewater
    • Milton-Freewater [Umatilla County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Athena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,074 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton-Freewater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton-Freewater<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Adams [Umatilla County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams
      • Adams [Umatilla County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Athena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 357 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adams<7>
    • Helix [Umatilla County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helix have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helix
      • Helix [Umatilla County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Athena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 184 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helix
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helix<7>
    • Cayuse [Umatilla County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuse
      • Cayuse [Umatilla County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Athena
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayuse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayuse<7>
    • Umapine [Umatilla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Umapine
      • Umapine [Umatilla County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Athena
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Umapine
    • Kirkpatrick [Umatilla County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirkpatrick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkpatrick
      • Kirkpatrick [Umatilla County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Athena
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkpatrick
    • Bingham Springs [Umatilla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bingham Springs
      • Bingham Springs [Umatilla County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Athena
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bingham Springs

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for 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: www.co.umatilla.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Umatilla, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Athena.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Athena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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