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Welcome to Tigard ...

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

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

The pronunciation of Tigard: TIE-gurd<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tigard has a population of 55,514 people<4> (see below for details).

Tigard was established in 1852.

The community of Tigard is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Area codes for Tigard: (503) and (971)<6>

Websites for Tigard ...

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tigard had an population of 55,514 people. This is an increase of 15.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tigard had a population of 48,035 people (or 9.07% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Tigard the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Tigard represents 1.25% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 48,035 people, the population of Tigard increased 16.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 41,223 people).

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

Communities near Tigard ...

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

  • Portland [Multnomah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
    • Portland [Multnomah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Tigard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 654,741 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<8>
  • Vancouver [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vancouver
    • Vancouver [Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the north of Tigard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 184,463 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancouver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancouver<8>
  • Gresham [Multnomah County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gresham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gresham
    • Gresham [Multnomah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the east of Tigard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 109,381 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gresham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gresham<8>
  • Hillsboro [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
    • Hillsboro [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Tigard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 109,128 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oregon City [Clackamas County]
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      • Oregon City [Clackamas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Tigard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 37,339 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oregon City<8>
    • West Linn [Clackamas County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for West Linn
      • West Linn [Clackamas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Tigard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,736 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Linn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Linn<8>
    • Woodburn [Marion County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Woodburn
      • Woodburn [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Tigard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,273 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodburn<8>
    • Forest Grove [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Grove
      • Forest Grove [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Tigard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,553 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Grove<8>
    • Wilsonville [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsonville
      • Wilsonville [Clackamas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the south of Tigard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,918 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilsonville<8>
    • Newberg [Yamhill County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Newberg
      • Newberg [Yamhill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Tigard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,886 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newberg<8>

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 Tigard. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tigard.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tigard. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tigard.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tigard ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tigard: www.ci.tigard.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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Tigard. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tigard.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tigard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<7>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- Tigard) 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 Tigard. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tigard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tigard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4243, Longitude: -122.7799       In this case, the coordinates for Tigard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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