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Welcome to Fox ...

Fox is located in Grant County<1>.

Fox is 4,380 feet [1,335 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Fox is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for Fox: (541) & (458)<3>

Communities Also Named Fox ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Fox - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas (4), Utah (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Fox ...

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

  • John Day (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
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    • John Day lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Fox and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,669 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for John Day have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on John Day
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for John Day<6>
  • Mount Vernon (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
    • Mount Vernon lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Fox and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
  • Long Creek (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Creek
    • Long Creek lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Fox and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 191 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Creek<6>
  • Monument (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monument
    • Monument lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Fox and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 122 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monument
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monument<6>
  • Hamilton (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
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    • Hamilton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Fox and is located in Grant County
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  • Galena (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
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    • Galena lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Fox and is located in Grant County
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  • Ritter (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ritter
    • Ritter lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Fox and is located in Grant County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ritter have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ritter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ritter<6>
  • Susanville (18 miles [29 km] to the east) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Susanville
    • Susanville was located 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Fox and is located in Grant County
  • Canyon City (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
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    • Canyon City lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Fox and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canyon City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canyon City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canyon City<6>
  • Dayville (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayville
    • Dayville lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Fox and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayville<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fox. See our Newspapers Page for Fox.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fox ...

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

Adding Fox to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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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 Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fox - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fox) 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 Fox. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FoxOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fox. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6487, Longitude: -119.1442    
<5>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.
<6>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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