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Welcome to Irrigon ...
The location of Irrigon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Irrigon, you might consider that their post office opened in 1903.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Irrigon has a population of 1,790 people<3> (see below for details).
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
Telephone area codes for Irrigon: (541) and (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 (which is 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 total 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Irrigon was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Irrigon mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (June 1939).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Irrigon.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Morrow County: www.morrowcountyoregon.com/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Feb 2024