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Welcome to Myrtle Creek ...

The city of Myrtle Creek is located in Douglas County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Myrtle Creek: Myrtle Crk. (or less commonly used: Myrtle Ck. or Myrtle Cr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Myrtle Creek has a population of 3,483 people<3> (see below for details).

Myrtle Creek is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Myrtle Creek: (541) & (458)<5>

Websites for Myrtle Creek ...

Official Website: www.myrtlecreek-oregon.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Myrtle Creek had an population of 3,483 people. This is an increase of 1.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Myrtle Creek had a population of 3,439 people. This makes Myrtle Creek the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Myrtle Creek represents 0.09% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,439 people, the population of Myrtle Creek has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,419 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Myrtle Creek.

Communities near Myrtle Creek ...

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

  • Roseburg [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseburg
    • Roseburg [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Myrtle Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseburg<7>
  • Winston [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winston
    • Winston [Douglas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Myrtle Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,511 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston<7>
  • Canyonville [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canyonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canyonville
    • Canyonville [Douglas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Myrtle Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,965 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canyonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canyonville<7>
  • Riddle [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riddle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riddle
    • Riddle [Douglas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Myrtle Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,221 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riddle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riddle<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Days Creek [Douglas County]
    • Dillard [Douglas County]
    • Green [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green
      • Green [Douglas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Myrtle Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green
    • Lookingglass [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lookingglass
      • Lookingglass [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Myrtle Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lookingglass
    • Azalea [Douglas County]
    • Tenmile [Douglas 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 Myrtle Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Myrtle Creek.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Myrtle Creek. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Myrtle Creek.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Myrtle Creek ...

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

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About Douglas County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Myrtle Creek: www.myrtlecreek-oregon.org/

The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.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 Douglas, 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 Myrtle Creek.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Myrtle Creek - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Myrtle Creek) 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 Myrtle Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Myrtle Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Myrtle Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0234, Longitude: -123.2810       In this case, the coordinates for Myrtle Creek 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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