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Welcome to Helix ...
The location of Helix has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Helix, you might consider that their post office opened in 1880.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Helix has a population of 191 people<3> (see below for details).
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
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 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Helix was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Helix in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Helix.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 28 Nov 2023