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Welcome to Boring ...
Boring is located in Clackamas County.
Boring was originally named Boring Junction.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Boring: Named after William H. Boring (1841-1932), an early resident of this area and on whose property the first school was located.
Boring is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<1>.
Time Zone: Boring lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Boring: (503) and (971)<2>
Communities near Boring ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Boring.
Communities Also Named Boring ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Boring - they are located in Maryland and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Boring.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Boring:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boring ...
Looking for more information about Boring? 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 Boring, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Boring.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Boring. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Clackamas County: www.co.clackamas.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019