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Bonanza, Oregon

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Welcome to Bonanza ...

The town of Bonanza is located in Klamath County<1>.

The location of Bonanza has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bonanza has a population of 427 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bonanza.

Bonanza is 4,140 feet [1,262 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Bonanza is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Bonanza: (541) and (458)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bonanza had an population of 427 people. This is an increase of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bonanza had a population of 415 people. This makes Bonanza the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Bonanza represents 0.01% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 200th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 415 people, the population of Bonanza has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 415 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bonanza ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Bonanza - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada (3), South Carolina, Texas (3), Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Bonanza ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bonanza.

  • Klamath Falls [Klamath County]
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    • Klamath Falls [Klamath County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Bonanza
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,002 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Klamath Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Klamath Falls<7>
  • Tulelake [Siskiyou County]
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    • Tulelake [Siskiyou County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Bonanza
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulelake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tulelake<7>
  • Merrill [Klamath County]
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    • Merrill [Klamath County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Bonanza
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 859 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merrill<7>
  • Malin [Klamath County]
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    • Malin [Klamath County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Bonanza
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 837 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malin<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dairy [Klamath County]
    • Haynesville [Klamath County]
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      • Haynesville [Klamath County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haynesville
    • Pine Grove [Klamath County]
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      • Pine Grove [Klamath County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Bonanza
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    • Altamont [Klamath County]
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      • Altamont [Klamath County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Bonanza
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    • Oretech [Klamath County]
    • Beatty [Klamath County]

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 Bonanza. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bonanza.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bonanza. 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 Bonanza.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bonanza. See our Newspapers Page for Bonanza.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bonanza ...

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

Adding Bonanza to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bonanza in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bonanza was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bonanza on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Oregon (1949).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bonanza on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Klamath, 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 Bonanza.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bonanza - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bonanza) 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 Bonanza. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BonanzaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonanza. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2003, Longitude: -121.4065       In this case, the coordinates for Bonanza 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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