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Bay City, Oregon

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Welcome to Bay City ...

The coastal city of Bay City is located in Tillamook County.

When the people of Bay City refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bay Cityan<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bay City has a population of 1,385 people<2> (see below for details).

Bay City is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Bay City: (503) and (971)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bay City had a population of 1,286 people (or 5.09% of the total population of Tillamook County). This makes Bay City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Bay City represents 0.03% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 145th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,286 people, the population of Bay City increased 11.92% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,149 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bay City had an population of 1,385 people. This is an increase of 7.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.54% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bay City.

Communities near Bay City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bay City and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Barview   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cape Meares   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Manzanita   [Map]   651   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Nehalem   [Map]   292   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Netarts   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Oceanside   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bay City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Bay City - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bay City. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bay City. 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 Bay City. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bay City ...

Looking for more information about Bay City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bay City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bay City.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Bay City. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Tillamook County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Bay City refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Bay City may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Bay City.

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

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<4>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bay City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5216, Longitude: -123.8863     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bay City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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