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Welcome to Madras ...
The location of Madras has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Madras: MAH-druss<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Madras has a population of 7,049 people<4> (see below for details).
Madras was established in 1903.
The community of Madras is 2,260 feet [689 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation of Madras is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Madras lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Madras: (541) & (458)<6>
Websites for Madras ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.madras.net/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Madras, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Madras had an population of 7,049 people. This is an increase of 16.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 38.81% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Madras had a population of 6,046 people (which is 27.84% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Madras the county's most populous community.
The population of Madras represents 0.16% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 72nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,046 people, the population of Madras increased 19.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,078 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Madras.
Communities Also Named Madras ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Madras - they are located in Georgia and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Madras.
Communities near Madras ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Madras.
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 Madras. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Madras.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Madras. 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 Madras.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Madras. See our Newspapers Page for Madras.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Madras ...
Looking for more information about Madras? 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 Madras, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Madras.
Adding Madras to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Madras 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 Madras was
We also found Madras on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Madras on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Madras. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.or.us
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022