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Welcome to Mecca ...

Mecca is located in Jefferson County<1>.

Mecca is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Mecca ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Mecca - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Mecca ...

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

  • Madras [Jefferson County]
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    • Madras [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Mecca
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,106 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madras have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madras
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madras<6>
  • Culver [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culver
    • Culver [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Mecca
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,686 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Culver have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culver<6>
  • Metolius [Jefferson County]
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    • Metolius [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Mecca
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 820 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metolius have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metolius
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Metolius<6>
  • Simnasho [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simnasho
    • Simnasho [Wasco County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Mecca
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simnasho
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grandview [Jefferson County] - Historic
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      • Grandview [Jefferson County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Mecca
    • Ashwood [Jefferson County]
    • Geneva [Jefferson County] - Historic
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      • Geneva [Jefferson County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Mecca
    • Opal City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opal City
      • Opal City [Jefferson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the south of Mecca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opal City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opal City
    • Crooked River Ranch [Jefferson County]
    • Wapinitia [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wapinitia
      • Wapinitia [Wasco County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the north of Mecca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wapinitia

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mecca ...

Looking for more information about Mecca? 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 Mecca, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mecca.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mecca. 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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mecca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mecca) 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 Mecca. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MeccaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mecca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7710, Longitude: -121.2078    
<5>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.
<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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