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Welcome to Sherwood ...

The city of Sherwood is located in Washington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sherwood has a population of 19,876 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Sherwood is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Sherwood: (503) and (971)<5>

Websites for Sherwood ...

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sherwood had an population of 19,876 people. This is an increase of 9.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 68.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sherwood had a population of 18,194 people. This makes Sherwood the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Sherwood represents 0.47% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,194 people, the population of Sherwood increased 54.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,791 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sherwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 54 communities that are also named Sherwood - they are located in Alabama (3), Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Sherwood ...

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

  • Portland [Multnomah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
    • Portland [Multnomah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Sherwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 656,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<7>
  • Hillsboro [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
    • Hillsboro [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Sherwood
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverton
    • Beaverton [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Sherwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<7>
  • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Oswego
    • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Sherwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,821 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Oswego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Oswego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Oswego<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oregon City [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oregon City
      • Oregon City [Clackamas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,026 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oregon City<7>
    • McMinnville [Yamhill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMinnville
      • McMinnville [Yamhill County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,185 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMinnville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McMinnville<7>
    • West Linn [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Linn
      • West Linn [Clackamas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Linn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Linn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Linn<7>
    • Woodburn [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodburn
      • Woodburn [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodburn<7>
    • Forest Grove [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Grove
      • Forest Grove [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Grove<7>
    • Newberg [Yamhill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newberg
      • Newberg [Yamhill County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Sherwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,982 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newberg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newberg<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 Sherwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sherwood.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sherwood. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sherwood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sherwood ...

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

Adding Sherwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sherwood 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 Sherwood was on a map titled Map of Oregon (from Mobile Oil, 1949).

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

Mentions & References for Sherwood

Communities in Oregon

About Washington County

About Oregon

The official website for Sherwood: www.ci.sherwood.or.us/

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.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 Washington, 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 Sherwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sherwood - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Sherwood) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sherwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SherwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3596, Longitude: -122.8423       In this case, the coordinates for Sherwood 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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