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Welcome to Condon ...

The city of Condon is located in Gilliam County<1> and is the County Seat for Gilliam County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Condon has a population of 692 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Condon, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1893.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Condon: Named after Harvey C. Condon.

Going back to its beginning, Condon was originally named Summit Springs. For more information about the names of Condon, see The Names of Condon on our Genealogy Page.

The community of Condon is 2,840 feet [866 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Condon is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Condon: (541) and (458)<4>

The ZIP code for Condon: 97823<5>

Websites for Condon ...

Official Website: www.cityofcondon.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Condon had an population of 692 people. This is an increase of 1.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Condon had a population of 682 people (which is 36.45% of the total population of Gilliam County). This makes Condon the county's most populous community.

The population of Condon represents 0.02% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 181st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 682 people, the population of Condon decreased 10.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 759 people).

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

Communities Also Named Condon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Condon - they are located in Colorado, Montana, Ohio and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Condon ...

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

  • Fossil [Wheeler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fossil
    • Fossil [Wheeler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Condon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 455 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fossil
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fossil<7>
  • Lonerock [Gilliam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lonerock
    • Lonerock [Gilliam County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Condon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lonerock
  • Mayville [Gilliam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayville
    • Mayville [Gilliam County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Condon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayville
  • Gooseberry [Morrow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gooseberry
    • Gooseberry [Morrow County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Condon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gooseberry have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gooseberry
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kinzua [Wheeler County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinzua
      • Kinzua [Wheeler County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Condon
    • Hardman [Morrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardman
      • Hardman [Morrow County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the east of Condon
      • Hardman has also been known as:
      • Dairyville
      • Dogtown
      • Raw Dog
      • Yaller Dog
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardman
    • Kent [Sherman County]
    • Ione [Morrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ione
      • Ione [Morrow County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<6> to the northeast of Condon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ione have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ione
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ione<7>
    • Clarno [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarno
      • Clarno [Wasco County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<6> to the southwest of Condon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarno
    • Rosebush [Sherman County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosebush
      • Rosebush [Sherman County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<6> to the west of Condon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosebush have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Condon. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Condon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Condon ...

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

Adding Condon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Condon

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Oregon

About Gilliam County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Condon: www.cityofcondon.com/

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 Gilliam, 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 Condon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Condon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Condon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Condon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Condon) 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 Condon. 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 CondonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Condon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2372, Longitude: -120.1849    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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