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Welcome to Irrigon ...

The city of Irrigon is located in Morrow County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Irrigon has a population of 1,790 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Irrigon is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Irrigon: (541) & (458)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Irrigon had an population of 1,790 people. This is a decrease of 1.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Irrigon had a population of 1,826 people (or 16.34% of the total population of Morrow County). This makes Irrigon the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Irrigon represents 0.05% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 125th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,826 people, the population of Irrigon increased 7.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,702 people).

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

Communities near Irrigon ...

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

  • Hermiston [Umatilla County]
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    • Hermiston [Umatilla County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Irrigon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,791 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermiston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermiston<7>
  • Umatilla [Umatilla County]
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    • Umatilla [Umatilla County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Irrigon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,360 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Umatilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Umatilla<7>
  • Boardman [Morrow County]
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    • Boardman [Morrow County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Irrigon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boardman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boardman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boardman<7>
  • Stanfield [Umatilla County]
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    • Stanfield [Umatilla County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Irrigon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,107 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanfield<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Echo [Umatilla County]
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      • Echo [Umatilla County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Irrigon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 705 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Echo<7>
    • Paterson [Benton County]
    • Ordnance [Umatilla County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ordnance
      • Ordnance [Umatilla County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Irrigon
    • Plymouth [Benton County]
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      • Plymouth [Benton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Irrigon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Power City [Umatilla County]
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      • Power City [Umatilla County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Irrigon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Power City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Power City
    • Hinkle [Umatilla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinkle
      • Hinkle [Umatilla County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Irrigon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinkle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinkle

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Irrigon ...

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

Adding Irrigon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Irrigon 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 Irrigon was

We also found Irrigon

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oregon

About Morrow County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Morrow County: www.morrowcountyoregon.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 Morrow, 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 Irrigon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Irrigon - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Irrigon) 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 Irrigon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from IrrigonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Irrigon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8961, Longitude: -119.4885       In this case, the coordinates for Irrigon 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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