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Welcome to Grass Valley ...

The city of Grass Valley is located in Sherman County<1>.

The location of Grass Valley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Grass Valley: Grass Vly. (or less commonly used: Grass Vally. or Grass Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grass Valley has a population of 165 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Grass Valley.

Grass Valley is 2,260 feet [689 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Grass Valley is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Grass Valley: (541) & (458)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grass Valley had an population of 165 people. This is an increase of 0.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grass Valley had a population of 164 people (or 9.29% of the total population of Sherman County). This makes Grass Valley the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 164 people, the population of Grass Valley decreased 4.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 171 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Grass Valley.

Communities Also Named Grass Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Grass Valley - they are located in California, Montana and Nevada.

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

Communities near Grass Valley ...

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

  • Dufur [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dufur
    • Dufur [Wasco County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Grass Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dufur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dufur<7>
  • Maupin [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maupin
    • Maupin [Wasco County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Grass Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maupin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maupin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maupin<7>
  • Wasco [Sherman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wasco
    • Wasco [Sherman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Grass Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wasco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasco<7>
  • Moro [Sherman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moro
    • Moro [Sherman County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Grass Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moro<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rosebush [Sherman County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosebush
      • Rosebush [Sherman County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Grass Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosebush have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Gordon [Sherman County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon
      • Gordon [Sherman County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Grass Valley
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Gordon. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<8>
    • De Moss Springs [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Moss Springs
      • De Moss Springs [Sherman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Grass Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Moss Springs
    • Monkland [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monkland
      • Monkland [Sherman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Grass Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monkland
    • Kent [Sherman County]
    • Rice [Wasco County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice
      • Rice [Wasco County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Grass Valley

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grass Valley ...

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

Adding Grass Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Grass Valley

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Oregon

About Sherman County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grass Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sherman County: www.sherman-county.com/

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 Sherman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grass Valley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grass Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grass Valley) 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 Grass Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grass ValleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grass Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3592, Longitude: -120.7840       In this case, the coordinates for Grass Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






















 

 

 

 

 


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