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Welcome to Nehalem ...
The pronunciation of Nehalem: nee-HAY-lem<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Nehalem has a population of 301 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Nehalem.
Nehalem is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Nehalem lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Nehalem: (503) and (971)<5>
The ZIP code for Nehalem: 97131<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nehalem had an population of 301 people. This is an increase of 11.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 48.28% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Nehalem had a population of 271 people. This makes Nehalem the county's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 271 people, the population of Nehalem increased 33.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 203 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nehalem.
Communities near Nehalem ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nehalem.
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 Nehalem. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nehalem.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nehalem. 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 Nehalem.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nehalem. See our Newspapers Page for Nehalem.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nehalem ...
Looking for more information about Nehalem? 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 Nehalem, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nehalem.
Adding Nehalem to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Nehalem 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 Nehalem was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Nehalem on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Nehalem on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022