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Monument, Oregon

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Welcome to Monument ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Monument has a population of 122 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Monument is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Monument: (541) and (458)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monument had an population of 122 people. This is a decrease of 4.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Monument had a population of 128 people. This makes Monument the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 128 people, the population of Monument decreased 15.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 151 people).

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

Communities Also Named Monument ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Monument - they are located in Colorado, Kansas, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania (2) and Utah.

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

Communities near Monument ...

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

  • Long Creek [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Creek
    • Long Creek [Grant County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Monument
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 191 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Creek<6>
  • Spray [Wheeler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spray
    • Spray [Wheeler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Monument
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spray
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spray<6>
  • Hamilton [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton
    • Hamilton [Grant County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Monument
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
  • Kimberly [Grant County]
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    • Ritter [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ritter
      • Ritter [Grant County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Monument
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ritter have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ritter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ritter<6>
    • Fox [Grant County]
    • Heck and Gone [Morrow County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heck and Gone
      • Heck and Gone [Morrow County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Monument
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Heck and Gone. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<8>
    • Winlock [Wheeler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winlock
      • Winlock [Wheeler County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the west of Monument
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winlock
    • Dayville [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayville
      • Dayville [Grant County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the south of Monument
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayville<6>
    • Dale [Grant County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monument ...

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

Adding Monument to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Monument on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).

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

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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 Monument.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monument - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Monument) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Monument. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MonumentOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monument. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8194, Longitude: -119.4204    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.
<8>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






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