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Welcome to Helix ...

The city of Helix is located in Umatilla County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Helix has a population of 191 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Helix is 1,750 feet [533 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Helix: (541) and (458)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Helix had an population of 191 people. This is an increase of 3.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Helix had a population of 184 people. This makes Helix the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 184 people, the population of Helix has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 183 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Helix.

Communities Also Named Helix ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Helix - they are located in California and Indiana.

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

Communities near Helix ...

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

  • Pendleton [Umatilla County]
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    • Pendleton [Umatilla County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Helix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pendleton<7>
  • College Place [Walla Walla County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Place
    • College Place [Walla Walla County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Helix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,491 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Place
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Place<7>
  • Milton-Freewater [Umatilla County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton-Freewater
    • Milton-Freewater [Umatilla County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Helix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,052 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton-Freewater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton-Freewater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton-Freewater<7>
  • Athena [Umatilla County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athena
    • Athena [Umatilla County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Helix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athena<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weston [Umatilla County]
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      • Weston [Umatilla County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Helix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 650 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<7>
    • Adams [Umatilla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams
      • Adams [Umatilla County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Helix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adams<7>
    • Kirkpatrick [Umatilla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkpatrick
      • Kirkpatrick [Umatilla County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Helix
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkpatrick
    • Umapine [Umatilla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Umapine
      • Umapine [Umatilla County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Helix
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Umapine
    • Blue Mountain [Umatilla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Mountain
      • Blue Mountain [Umatilla County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Helix
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain
    • Cayuse [Umatilla 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 Helix. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Helix.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Helix ...

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

Adding Helix to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Helix on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).

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

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About Umatilla County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Umatilla County: www.co.umatilla.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 Umatilla, 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 Helix.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Helix - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Helix) 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 Helix. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HelixOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Helix. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8505, Longitude: -118.6587       In this case, the coordinates for Helix 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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