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Welcome to Tillamook County ...

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

The community of Tillamook is the Seat for Tillamook County.

Tillamook County was founded in 1853. Tillamook was created by taking area from Clatsop, Yamhill and Polk Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Tillamook had a population of 27,132 people. This is an increase of 7.45% since the last Census (which gave a population of 25,250 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tillamook represented 0.66% of the total population of Oregon.

Below are some of the communities located in Tillamook County:

  • Bay City
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    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay City<3>
  • Garibaldi
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    • Population from the 2020 Census: 836 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garibaldi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garibaldi<3>
  • Manzanita
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    • Population from the 2020 Census: 670 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manzanita have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manzanita<3>
  • Nehalem
  • Rockaway Beach
  • Tillamook
  • Wheeler
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    • Population from the 2020 Census: 446 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheeler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheeler<3>

Websites of Interest ...

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Feb 2023