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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, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tillamook had a population of 24,889 people. This is an increase of 2.58% since the last Census (which gave a population of 24,262 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tillamook represented 0.71% of the total population of Oregon, making it the state's 22nd most populous county (out of 36 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201025,250+4.07%+1.45% since 2009
200824,907+2.66%-0.46% since 2007
200024,262The Last Census

More information can be found on the Tillamook County Census Page for Tillamook County.


Below are some of the communities located in Tillamook County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Tillamook County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Tillamook   4,3934,3520.94% increase  
Rockaway Beach   1,3551,2676.95% increase  
Bay City   1,1481,149  
Garibaldi   8788992.34% decrease  
Manzanita   6175649.4% increase  

Websites for Tillamook County

Official Website:   www.co.tillamook.or.us/

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<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 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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