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Saint Helens, Oregon
Welcome to Saint Helens ...
The location of Saint Helens has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Saint Helens: St. Helens
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Helens has a population of 13,818 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Saint Helens.
Saint Helens is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Saint Helens lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Saint Helens: (503) & (971)<5>
Websites for Saint Helens ...
Official Website: www.ci.st-helens.or.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Helens had an population of 13,818 people. This is an increase of 7.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 37.92% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Helens had a population of 12,883 people (which is 26.1% of the total population of Columbia County). This makes Saint Helens the county's most populous community.
The population of Saint Helens represents 0.34% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,883 people, the population of Saint Helens increased 28.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,019 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Helens.
Communities Also Named Saint Helens ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Saint Helens - they are located in Kentucky, Ontario and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Saint Helens.
Communities near Saint Helens ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Saint Helens.
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 Saint Helens. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint Helens.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saint Helens. 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 Saint Helens.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Helens. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Saint Helens.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Helens ...
Looking for more information about Saint Helens? 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 Saint Helens, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saint Helens.
Adding Saint Helens to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Saint Helens 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 Saint Helens was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Saint Helens on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saint Helens on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Saint Helens: www.ci.st-helens.or.us/
The official website for Columbia County: www.co.columbia.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022