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Welcome to Gresham ...
The location of Gresham has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gresham has a population of 109,347 people<3> (see below for details).
Gresham was established in 1884.
The community of Gresham is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Gresham lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Gresham: (503) and (971)<5>
Websites for Gresham ...
Official Website: www.ci.gresham.or.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gresham had an population of 109,347 people. This is an increase of 3.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.22% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gresham had a population of 105,594 people (or 14.36% of the total population of Multnomah County). This makes Gresham the county's most populous community.
The population of Gresham represents 2.76% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 105,594 people, the population of Gresham increased 17.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 90,205 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gresham.
Communities Also Named Gresham ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Gresham - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gresham.
Communities near Gresham ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gresham.
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 Gresham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gresham.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gresham. 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 Gresham.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gresham. See our Newspapers Page for Gresham.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gresham ...
Looking for more information about Gresham? 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 Gresham, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gresham.
Adding Gresham to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gresham 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 Gresham was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Gresham on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gresham on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Gresham: www.ci.gresham.or.us/
The official website for Multnomah County: www.co.multnomah.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