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
Area codes for Boring: (503) & (971)<2>
Communities near Boring ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Boring and not the distance if you are driving it.<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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Boring. 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 Boring. 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 Boring.
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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Boring, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Boring.
Search for Local Businesses ...
People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Boring. 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.
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.
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: www.oregon.gov/