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Welcome to Long Creek ...

The city of Long Creek is located in Grant County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Long Creek: Long Crk. (or less commonly used: Long Ck. or Long Cr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Long Creek has a population of 191 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Long Creek is 3,740 feet [1,140 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Long Creek is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Long Creek: (541) and (458)<4>

The ZIP code for Long Creek: 97856<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Long Creek had an population of 191 people. This is a decrease of 3.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Long Creek had a population of 197 people. This makes Long Creek the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 197 people, the population of Long Creek decreased 13.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 228 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Long Creek.

Communities Also Named Long Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Long Creek - they are located in Illinois, New Brunswick, North Carolina, Prince Edward Island, South Dakota and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near Long Creek ...

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

  • Monument (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monument
    • Monument lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Long Creek and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 122 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monument
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monument<7>
  • Fox (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Hamilton (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton
    • Hamilton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Long Creek and is located in Grant County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
  • Ritter (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ritter
    • Ritter lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Long Creek and is located in Grant County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ritter have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ritter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ritter<7>
  • Galena (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
    • Galena lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Long Creek and is located in Grant County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena
  • Susanville (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Susanville
    • Susanville was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Long Creek and is located in Grant County
  • Dale (20 miles [32.2 km] to the north)
  • Mount Vernon (20 miles [32.2 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
    • Mount Vernon lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the south of Long Creek and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<7>
  • John Day (21 miles [33.8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for John Day
    • John Day lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the south of Long Creek and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,669 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for John Day have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on John Day
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for John Day<7>
  • Canyon City (23 miles [37 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canyon City
    • Canyon City lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the south of Long Creek and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canyon City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canyon City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canyon City<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 Long Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Long Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Long Creek ...

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

Adding Long Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Long Creek on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Oregon (1949).

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

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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 Grant, 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 Long Creek.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Long Creek - 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 Long Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Long Creek 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- Long Creek) 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 Long Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Long CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Long Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7138, Longitude: -119.1038    
<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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