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Welcome to Gresham ...

The city of Gresham is located in Multnomah County<1>.

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 109,381 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

Telephone 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 109,381 people. This is an increase of 3.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.26% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gresham had a population of 105,594 people (which is 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 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.

  • Portland [Multnomah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
    • Portland [Multnomah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Gresham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 654,741 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<7>
  • Vancouver [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vancouver
    • Vancouver [Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Gresham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 184,463 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancouver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancouver<7>
  • Beaverton [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverton
    • Beaverton [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Gresham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 99,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<7>
  • Tigard [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tigard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tigard
    • Tigard [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Gresham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,514 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tigard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tigard<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Oswego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Oswego
      • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Gresham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39,822 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Oswego
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Oswego<7>
    • Oregon City [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oregon City
      • Oregon City [Clackamas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Gresham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 37,339 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oregon City<7>
    • Tualatin [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tualatin
      • Tualatin [Clackamas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Gresham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,837 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tualatin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tualatin<7>
    • West Linn [Clackamas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Linn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Linn
      • West Linn [Clackamas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Gresham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,736 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Linn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Linn<7>
    • Camas [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camas
      • Camas [Clark County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Gresham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,418 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camas<7>
    • Battle Ground [Clark County]

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Oregon

About Multnomah County

About Oregon

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Multnomah, 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 Gresham.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gresham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<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- Gresham) 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 Gresham. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gresham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gresham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5042, Longitude: -122.4407       In this case, the coordinates for Gresham 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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