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Welcome to Shaniko ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Shaniko has a population of 37 people<2> (see below for details).
Shaniko was established in 1879 and was incorporated in 1901.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Shaniko: Named after August Scherneckau (1838-1923), an early settler in this area.
Going back to its beginning, The community of Shaniko was originally named Cross Hollows. For more information about the names of Shaniko, see The Names of Shaniko on our Genealogy Page.
Shaniko is 3,340 feet [1,018 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Shaniko is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Shaniko lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Shaniko: (541) and (458)<4>
The ZIP code for Shaniko: 97057<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shaniko had an population of 37 people. This is an increase of 2.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.31% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Shaniko had a population of 36 people. This makes Shaniko the county's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 36 people, the population of Shaniko increased 38.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Shaniko.
Communities Also Named Shaniko ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Shaniko - it's located in Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Shaniko.
Communities near Shaniko ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Shaniko.
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 Shaniko. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Shaniko.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shaniko. 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 Shaniko.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shaniko. See our Newspapers Page for Shaniko.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shaniko ...
Looking for more information about Shaniko? 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 Shaniko, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Shaniko.
Adding Shaniko to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Shaniko 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 Shaniko was
We also found Shaniko
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Shaniko on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022