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Welcome to Prescott ...

The city of Prescott is located in Columbia County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Prescott has a population of 63 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Prescott is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Prescott: (503) & (971)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Prescott had an population of 63 people. This is an increase of 14.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Prescott had a population of 55 people. This makes Prescott the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 55 people, the population of Prescott decreased 23.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 72 people).

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

Communities Also Named Prescott ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Prescott - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Prescott ...

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

  • Longview [Cowlitz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longview
    • Longview [Cowlitz County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Prescott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longview<7>
  • Saint Helens [Columbia County]
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    • Saint Helens [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Prescott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,071 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Helens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Helens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Helens<7>
  • Kelso [Cowlitz County]
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    • Kelso [Cowlitz County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Prescott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,438 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelso
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kelso<7>
  • Ridgefield [Clark County]
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    • Ridgefield [Clark County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Prescott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,278 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgefield<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodland [Cowlitz County]
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      • Woodland [Cowlitz County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Prescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,548 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<7>
    • La Center [Clark County]
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      • La Center [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Prescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Center<7>
    • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County]
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      • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Prescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,304 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Rock<7>
    • Vernonia [Columbia County]
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      • Vernonia [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Prescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,295 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernonia<7>
    • Columbia City [Columbia County]
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      • Columbia City [Columbia County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Prescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,026 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia City<7>
    • Rainier [Columbia County]
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      • Rainier [Columbia County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Prescott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,021 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<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 Prescott. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Prescott.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prescott ...

Looking for more information about Prescott? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Prescott, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Prescott.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Oregon

About Columbia County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbia County: www.co.columbia.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 Columbia, 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 Prescott.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prescott - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Prescott) 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 Prescott. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PrescottOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prescott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0482, Longitude: -122.8880       In this case, the coordinates for Prescott 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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