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Around Nehalem ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Forest Grove. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of Nehalem. Forest Grove has a population of 25,400 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Astoria. It is located about 32 miles [ km] to the north of Nehalem and has a population of 10,000 people.

For comparison, Nehalem has a population of 300 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Nehalem.<2>

  • Arch Cape
  • Barview
  • Bay City
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    • Bay City lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of Nehalem.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay City<3>
  • Cannon Beach
  • Cape Meares
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cape Meares
    • Cape Meares lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Nehalem.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cape Meares have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cape Meares
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cape Meares<3>
  • Fairview
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
    • Fairview lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Nehalem.
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  • Foss
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    • Foss lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Nehalem.
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  • Garibaldi
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    • Garibaldi lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Nehalem.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 836 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garibaldi have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garibaldi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garibaldi<3>
  • Hobsonville
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    • Hobsonville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Nehalem.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobsonville
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    • Manzanita
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      • Manzanita lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Nehalem.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manzanita have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manzanita
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manzanita<3>
    • Nedonna Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nedonna Beach
      • Nedonna Beach lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Nehalem.
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    • Rockaway Beach
    • Tolovana Park
    • Twin Rocks
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Rocks
      • Twin Rocks lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Nehalem.
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    • Wheeler
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      • Wheeler lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Nehalem.
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 446 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheeler have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheeler<3>

For more communities neighboring Nehalem, please visit our County-by-County Page for Nehalem.

Tillamook County ...

Nehalem is located in Tillamook County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tillamook County: Clatsop, Columbia, Lincoln, Polk, Washington & Yamhill. The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Nehalem ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Nehalem.

Airports Near Nehalem ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Nehalem and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Nehalem.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nehalem ...

Looking for more information about Nehalem? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Nehalem. Their page will give you an overview and then additional links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the TripAdvisor page for Nehalem, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nehalem.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

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

The official website for Tillamook County: www.co.tillamook.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nehalem.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Nehalem) 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 Nehalem. 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 NehalemOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nehalem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7177, Longitude: -123.8962    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Tillamook, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Nehalem), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

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