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Welcome to Cannon Beach ...

The coastal city of Cannon Beach is located in Clatsop County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Cannon Beach: Cannon Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cannon Beach has a population of 1,765 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Cannon Beach is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Cannon Beach: (503) and (971)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cannon Beach had an population of 1,765 people. This is an increase of 4.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cannon Beach had a population of 1,690 people. This makes Cannon Beach the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Cannon Beach represents 0.04% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,690 people, the population of Cannon Beach increased 6.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,588 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cannon Beach.

Communities near Cannon Beach ...

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

  • Seaside [Clatsop County]
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    • Seaside [Clatsop County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Cannon Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,926 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaside<6>
  • Warrenton [Clatsop County]
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    • Warrenton [Clatsop County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Cannon Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,739 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrenton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrenton<6>
  • Gearhart [Clatsop County]
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    • Gearhart [Clatsop County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Cannon Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,644 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gearhart have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gearhart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gearhart<6>
  • Rockaway Beach [Tillamook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockaway Beach
    • Rockaway Beach [Tillamook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Cannon Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockaway Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockaway Beach<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Manzanita [Tillamook County]
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      • Manzanita [Tillamook County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Cannon Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manzanita have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manzanita
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manzanita<6>
    • Wheeler [Tillamook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheeler
      • Wheeler [Tillamook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Cannon Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 446 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheeler have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheeler<6>
    • Nehalem [Tillamook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nehalem
      • Nehalem [Tillamook County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Cannon Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 303 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nehalem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nehalem<6>
    • Arch Cape [Clatsop County]
    • Foss [Tillamook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foss
      • Foss [Tillamook County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Cannon Beach
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foss
    • Nedonna Beach [Tillamook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nedonna Beach
      • Nedonna Beach [Tillamook County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Cannon Beach
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nedonna Beach

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cannon Beach. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cannon Beach.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cannon Beach ...

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

Adding Cannon Beach to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cannon Beach 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 Cannon Beach was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clatsop County: www.co.clatsop.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Clatsop, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cannon Beach.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cannon Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cannon Beach) 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 Cannon Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cannon BeachOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cannon Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8900, Longitude: -123.9619    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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