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Central Point, Oregon
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Welcome to Central Point ...

The city of Central Point is located in Jackson County.

The location of Central Point has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Central Point: Central Pt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Central Point has a population of 18,234 people<2> (see below for details).

Central Point is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Central Point: (541) & (458)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Central Point had a population of 17,169 people (or 8.45% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Central Point the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Central Point represents 0.45% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,169 people, the population of Central Point increased 37.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,493 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Central Point had an population of 18,234 people. This is an increase of 6.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.95% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Central Point.

Communities near Central Point ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Ashland   [Map]   21,117   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Eagle Point   [Map]   9,139   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gold Hill   [Map]   1,284   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   2,894   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Phoenix   [Map]   4,576   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rogue River   [Map]   2,294   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Central Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Oregon communities named Central Point: This one is located in Jackson County and the other is located in Clackamas County.

Beyond Oregon, there are 3 communities that are also named Central Point - they are located in Tennessee and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Central Point. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Central Point. 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 Central Point. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Central Point:

Websites for Central Point ...

Official Website:
Junior League:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central Point ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Jackson County:

The official website for State of Oregon:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Central Point.

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

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<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Central Point) 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 Central Point. 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 Central Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3764, Longitude: -122.9107     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Central Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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