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Bandon, Oregon

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The location of Bandon

Welcome to Bandon ...

The coastal city of Bandon is located in Coos County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bandon has a population of 3,112 people<2> (see below for details).

Bandon is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bandon: (541) & (458)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bandon had a population of 3,066 people. This makes Bandon the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Bandon represents 0.08% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 97th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,066 people, the population of Bandon increased 8.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,833 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bandon had an population of 3,112 people. This is an increase of 1.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.85% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bandon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bandon and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Broadbent   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bunker Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Charleston   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coos Bay   [Map]   16,295   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Coos City - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coquille   [Map]   3,903   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bandon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bandon - they are located in Indiana and Minnesota.

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

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 Bandon. 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 Bandon. 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 Bandon. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

Websites for Bandon ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bandon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oregon

About Coos County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bandon:

The official website for Coos 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.

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

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

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

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bandon) 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 Bandon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bandon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bandon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1148, Longitude: -124.4156     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bandon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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