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Welcome to Junction City ...

The city of Junction City is located in Lane County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Junction City, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Junction City has a population of 6,226 people<3> (see below for details).

Junction City is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Junction City: (541) & (458)<5>

Websites for Junction City ...

Official Website: www.ci.junction-city.or.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Junction City had an population of 6,226 people. This is an increase of 15.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Junction City had a population of 5,392 people. This makes Junction City the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Junction City represents 0.14% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,392 people, the population of Junction City increased 14.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,721 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Junction City.

Communities Also Named Junction City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Junction City - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio (2), South Dakota, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Junction City ...

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

  • Eugene
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Springfield
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Veneta
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Veneta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Veneta
    • Veneta is located in Lane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,076 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Veneta <6>
  • Brownsville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownsville
    • Brownsville is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,838 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brownsville <6>
  • Coburg
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coburg
    • Coburg is located in Lane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,195 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coburg <6>
  • Halsey
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Monroe
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Cheshire
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Harrisburg
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,917 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg <6>
  • Alvadore
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Junction City. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Junction City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Junction City ...

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

Adding Junction City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Junction City 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 Junction City was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Junction City mentioned on a train schedule titled Southern Pacific Railroad Time Tables (August 1903).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Junction City.

The official website for Junction City: www.ci.junction-city.or.us/

The official website for Lane County: www.lanecounty.org/

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 Lane, 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 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 Junction City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Junction City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<6>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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