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Welcome to Jefferson ...

The city of Jefferson is located in Marion County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jefferson has a population of 3,365 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Jefferson is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Jefferson: (541) and (458)<4>

The ZIP code for Jefferson: 97352<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jefferson had an population of 3,365 people. This is an increase of 8.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jefferson had a population of 3,098 people. This makes Jefferson the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Jefferson represents 0.08% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,098 people, the population of Jefferson increased 24.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,487 people).

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

Communities Also Named Jefferson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 58 communities that are also named Jefferson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California, Colorado (2), Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Mississippi (2), Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Jefferson ...

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

  • Salem [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem [Marion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Jefferson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 175,891 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<7>
  • Corvallis [Benton County]
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    • Corvallis [Benton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Jefferson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,093 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corvallis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corvallis<7>
  • Albany [Linn County]
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    • Albany [Linn County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Jefferson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<7>
  • Keizer [Marion County]
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    • Keizer [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Jefferson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keizer have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keizer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keizer<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lebanon [Linn County]
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      • Lebanon [Linn County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Jefferson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,562 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<7>
    • Independence [Polk County]
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      • Independence [Polk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Jefferson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,871 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<7>
    • Monmouth [Polk County]
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      • Monmouth [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Jefferson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,615 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monmouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monmouth<7>
    • Stayton [Marion County]
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      • Stayton [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Jefferson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,256 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stayton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stayton<7>
    • Aumsville [Marion County]
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      • Aumsville [Marion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Jefferson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aumsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aumsville<7>
    • Sublimity [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sublimity
      • Sublimity [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Jefferson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,784 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sublimity have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sublimity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sublimity<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jefferson ...

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

Adding Jefferson to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Jefferson

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

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About Marion County

About Oregon

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

The official website for Marion County: www.co.marion.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 Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jefferson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jefferson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Jefferson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jefferson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Jefferson) 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 Jefferson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JeffersonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jefferson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7185, Longitude: -123.0102    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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