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Welcome to Pendleton ...

The city of Pendleton is located in Umatilla County<1> and is the County Seat for Umatilla County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pendleton has a population of 16,789 people<3> (see below for details).

Pendleton was established in 1851.

The community of Pendleton is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Websites for Pendleton ...

Official Website: www.pendleton.or.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pendleton had an population of 16,789 people. This is an increase of 1.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pendleton had a population of 16,612 people (which is 21.89% of the total population of Umatilla County). This makes Pendleton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Pendleton represents 0.43% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,612 people, the population of Pendleton increased 1.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,354 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pendleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Pendleton - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Pendleton ...

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

  • Pilot Rock [Umatilla County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilot Rock
    • Pilot Rock [Umatilla County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Pendleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,509 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilot Rock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Rock<7>
  • Athena [Umatilla County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athena
    • Athena [Umatilla County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Pendleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,144 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athena<7>
  • Echo [Umatilla County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo
    • Echo [Umatilla County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Pendleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 710 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Echo<7>
  • Adams [Umatilla County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams
    • Adams [Umatilla County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Pendleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 357 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adams<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Helix [Umatilla County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helix have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helix
      • Helix [Umatilla County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Pendleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 184 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helix
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helix<7>
    • Mission [Umatilla County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mission have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mission
      • Mission [Umatilla County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Pendleton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mission
    • Tutuilla [Umatilla County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tutuilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tutuilla
      • Tutuilla [Umatilla County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Pendleton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tutuilla
    • Kirkpatrick [Umatilla County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirkpatrick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkpatrick
      • Kirkpatrick [Umatilla County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Pendleton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkpatrick
    • Cayuse [Umatilla County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuse
      • Cayuse [Umatilla County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Pendleton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayuse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayuse<7>
    • Stanfield [Umatilla County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanfield
      • Stanfield [Umatilla County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the west of Pendleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,112 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanfield<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 Pendleton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pendleton.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pendleton. Our list includes 29 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pendleton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pendleton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Oregon

About Umatilla County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pendleton: www.pendleton.or.us/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pendleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6748, Longitude: -118.8185       In this case, the coordinates for Pendleton 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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