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Welcome to Metolius ...

The city of Metolius is located in Jefferson County<1>.

The location of Metolius has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Metolius has a population of 808 people<3> (see below for details).

Metolius was established in 1903.

The community of Metolius is 2,540 feet [774 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Metolius is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Metolius: (541) and (458)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Metolius had an population of 808 people. This is an increase of 13.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Metolius had a population of 710 people. This makes Metolius the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Metolius represents 0.02% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 176th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 710 people, the population of Metolius increased 11.81% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 635 people).

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

Communities near Metolius ...

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

  • Madras [Jefferson County]
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    • Madras [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Metolius
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,106 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madras have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madras
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madras<7>
  • Culver [Jefferson County]
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    • Culver [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Metolius
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,686 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Culver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culver<7>
  • Grandview [Jefferson County] - Historic
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    • Grandview [Jefferson County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Metolius
  • Opal City [Jefferson County]
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    • Opal City [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Metolius
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opal City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opal City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crooked River Ranch [Jefferson County]
    • Mecca [Jefferson County]
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      • Mecca [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Metolius
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mecca
    • Warm Springs [Jefferson County]
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      • Warm Springs [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Metolius
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warm Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warm Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warm Springs<7>
    • Geneva [Jefferson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
      • Geneva [Jefferson County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Metolius
    • Terrebonne [Deschutes County]
    • Redmond [Deschutes County]
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      • Redmond [Deschutes County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the south of Metolius
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,293 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redmond<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 Metolius. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Metolius.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Metolius ...

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

Adding Metolius to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Metolius 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 Metolius was

We also found Metolius

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Metolius. 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 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Metolius.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Metolius - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Metolius) 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 Metolius. 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 MetoliusOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Metolius. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5883, Longitude: -121.1762       In this case, the coordinates for Metolius have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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