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Welcome to Dufur ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Dufur has a population of 635 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Dufur, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated February 10, 1893.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Dufur: Named after Andrew Dufur and his brother Enonch Dufur.
Dufur is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Dufur lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Dufur: (541) and (458)<4>
The ZIP code for Dufur: 97021<5>
Websites for Dufur ...
Official Website: www.cityofdufur.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dufur had an population of 635 people. This is an increase of 5.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.99% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dufur had a population of 604 people. This makes Dufur the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Dufur represents 0.02% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 185th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 604 people, the population of Dufur increased 2.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 588 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dufur.
Communities near Dufur ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dufur.
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 Dufur. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dufur.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dufur. 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 Dufur.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dufur. See our Newspapers Page for Dufur.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dufur ...
Looking for more information about Dufur? 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 Dufur, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dufur.
Adding Dufur to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Dufur 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 Dufur was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Dufur on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dufur on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Dufur: www.cityofdufur.org/
The official website for Wasco County: www.co.wasco.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022