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Welcome to Spray ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Spray has a population of 153 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Spray, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1958.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Spray: Named after John F. and Mary E. Spray, earlier settlers in this area.
Spray is 1,790 feet [546 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Spray lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Spray: (541) and (458)<4>
The ZIP code for Spray: 97874<5>
Websites for Spray ...
Official Website: sprayoregon.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Spray had an population of 153 people. This is a decrease of 4.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.29% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Spray had a population of 160 people (or 11.1% of the total population of Wheeler County). This makes Spray the county's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 160 people, the population of Spray increased 14.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 140 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Spray.
Communities Also Named Spray ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Spray - they are located in Florida and North Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Spray.
Communities near Spray ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Spray.
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 Spray. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Spray.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Spray. 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 Spray.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Spray. See our Newspapers Page for Spray.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spray ...
Looking for more information about Spray? 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 Spray, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Spray.
Adding Spray to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Spray 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 Spray was on a map titled Map of Oregon (from Mobile Oil, 1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Spray on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Spray: sprayoregon.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022