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Welcome to Scappoose ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Scappoose has a population of 7,624 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Scappoose is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Scappoose: (503) & (971)<4>

The ZIP code for Scappoose: 97056<5>

Websites for Scappoose ...

Official Website: www.ci.scappoose.or.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scappoose had an population of 7,624 people. This is an increase of 15.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 53.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scappoose had a population of 6,592 people (or 13.36% of the total population of Columbia County). This makes Scappoose the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Scappoose represents 0.17% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,592 people, the population of Scappoose increased 32.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,976 people).

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

Communities near Scappoose ...

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

  • Portland [Multnomah County]
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    • Portland [Multnomah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Scappoose
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 656,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<7>
  • Vancouver [Clark County]
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    • Vancouver [Clark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Scappoose
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 186,192 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancouver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancouver<7>
  • Hillsboro [Washington County]
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    • Hillsboro [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Scappoose
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,985 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<7>
  • Beaverton [Washington County]
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    • Beaverton [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Scappoose
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Forest Grove [Washington County]
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      • Forest Grove [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Scappoose
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,442 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Grove<7>
    • Battle Ground [Clark County]
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      • Battle Ground [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Scappoose
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,712 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battle Ground<7>
    • Saint Helens [Columbia County]
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      • Saint Helens [Columbia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Scappoose
      • 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.<8> 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>
    • Cornelius [Washington County]
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      • Cornelius [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Scappoose
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornelius
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelius<7>
    • Ridgefield [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgefield
      • Ridgefield [Clark County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Scappoose
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,278 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgefield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgefield<7>
    • Woodland [Clark County]
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      • Woodland [Clark County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Scappoose
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,548 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<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 Scappoose. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Scappoose.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scappoose. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Scappoose.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scappoose ...

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

Adding Scappoose to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Scappoose 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 Scappoose was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Scappoose on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Scappoose on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Scappoose

Communities in Oregon

About Columbia County

About Oregon

The official website for Scappoose: www.ci.scappoose.or.us/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scappoose.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scappoose - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Scappoose). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Scappoose or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Scappoose) 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 Scappoose. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ScappooseOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scappoose. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7544, Longitude: -122.8778    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.

 

 

 

 

 


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