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Lonerock, Oregon

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Welcome to Lonerock ...

The city of Lonerock is located in Gilliam County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lonerock has a population of 22 people<2> (see below for details).

Lonerock was founded in 1881 and was incorporated in 1901.

The community of Lonerock is 2,840 feet [866 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Lonerock is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Lonerock: (541) & (458)<4>

The ZIP code for Lonerock: 97823<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lonerock had an population of 22 people. This is an increase of 4.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lonerock had a population of 21 people. This makes Lonerock the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21 people, the population of Lonerock decreased 12.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 24 people).

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

Communities near Lonerock ...

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

  • Condon [Gilliam County]
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    • Condon [Gilliam County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Lonerock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 714 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Condon<7>
  • Fossil [Wheeler County]
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    • Fossil [Wheeler County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Lonerock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 455 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fossil<7>
  • Spray [Wheeler County]
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    • Spray [Wheeler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Lonerock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 157 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spray<7>
  • Hardman [Morrow County]
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    • Hardman [Morrow County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Lonerock
    • Hardman has also been known as:
    • Dairyville
    • Dogtown
    • Raw Dog
    • Yaller Dog
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kinzua [Wheeler County] - Historic
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      • Kinzua [Wheeler County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Lonerock
    • Winlock [Wheeler County]
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      • Winlock [Wheeler County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Lonerock
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    • Gooseberry [Morrow County]
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      • Gooseberry [Morrow County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Lonerock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gooseberry have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mayville [Gilliam County]
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      • Mayville [Gilliam County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Lonerock
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    • Heck and Gone [Morrow County] - Historic
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      • Heck and Gone [Morrow County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the east of Lonerock
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Heck and Gone. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<9>
    • Heppner [Morrow County]
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      • Heppner [Morrow County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Lonerock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,262 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heppner<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 Lonerock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lonerock.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lonerock ...

Looking for more information about Lonerock? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lonerock, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lonerock.

Adding Lonerock to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Gilliam, 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 Lonerock.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lonerock - 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 Lonerock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lonerock 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lonerock) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lonerock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LonerockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lonerock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0891, Longitude: -119.8834    
<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.
<9>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






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