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Welcome to Gearhart ...
The location of Gearhart has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gearhart has a population of 1,617 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gearhart.
Gearhart is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Gearhart lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Gearhart: (503) & (971)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gearhart had an population of 1,617 people. This is an increase of 10.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 62.51% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gearhart had a population of 1,462 people. This makes Gearhart the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Gearhart represents 0.04% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,462 people, the population of Gearhart increased 46.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 995 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gearhart.
Communities near Gearhart ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gearhart.
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 Gearhart. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gearhart.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gearhart. 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 Gearhart.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gearhart. See our Newspapers Page for Gearhart.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gearhart ...
Looking for more information about Gearhart? 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 Gearhart, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gearhart.
Adding Gearhart to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gearhart 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 Gearhart was on a map titled Map of Oregon (from Mobile Oil, 1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gearhart on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gearhart. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Clatsop County: www.co.clatsop.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022