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Welcome to Sherwood ...
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.
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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 18 Aug 2022