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Welcome to Rufus ...
The location of Rufus has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Rufus has a population of 255 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Rufus.
Rufus is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Rufus lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Rufus: (541) and (458)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rufus had an population of 255 people. This is an increase of 2.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.85% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rufus had a population of 249 people (which is 14.11% of the total population of Sherman County). This makes Rufus the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 249 people, the population of Rufus decreased 7.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 268 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rufus.
Communities Also Named Rufus ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Rufus - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rufus.
Communities near Rufus ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rufus.
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 Rufus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rufus.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rufus. 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 Rufus.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rufus. See our Newspapers Page for Rufus.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rufus ...
Looking for more information about Rufus? 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 Rufus, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rufus.
Adding Rufus to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Rufus 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 Rufus was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Rufus
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rufus on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022