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Welcome to Mapleton ...

Mapleton is located in Lane County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Mapleton, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1949.

Mapleton is near sea level<2>.

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

Area codes for Mapleton: (541) & (458)<3>

The ZIP code for Mapleton: 97453<4>

Communities Also Named Mapleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 30 communities that are also named Mapleton - they are located in Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, New Brunswick (2), New Hampshire, New York (3), North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Mapleton ...

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

  • Florence
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Dunes City
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunes City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunes City
    • Dunes City is located in Lane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,412 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Dunes City
  • Deadwood
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Walton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Westlake
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Blachly
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Noti
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
  • Yachats
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yachats have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yachats
    • Yachats is located in Lincoln County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 797 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Yachats
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yachats <5>
  • Gardiner
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Elmira
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the east)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mapleton ...

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

Adding Mapleton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mapleton 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 Mapleton was on a map titled Map of Oregon (from Mobile Oil, 1949).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mapleton.

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

The official website for Lane County:

The official website for State of Oregon:

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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Mapleton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<4>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 community (such as Mapleton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mapleton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.


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