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Welcome to Tillamook ...

The city of Tillamook is located in Tillamook County<1> and is the County Seat for Tillamook County.

The pronunciation of Tillamook: TILL-a-mook<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tillamook has a population of 5,379 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Tillamook is near sea level<4>.

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

Area codes for Tillamook: (503) & (971)<5>

The ZIP code for Tillamook: 97141<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tillamook had an population of 5,379 people. This is an increase of 9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tillamook had a population of 4,935 people (or 19.54% of the total population of Tillamook County). This makes Tillamook the county's most populous community.

The population of Tillamook represents 0.13% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,935 people, the population of Tillamook increased 13.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,352 people).

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

Communities near Tillamook ...

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

  • Rockaway Beach (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockaway Beach
    • Rockaway Beach lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Tillamook and is located in Tillamook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockaway Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockaway Beach<8>
  • Bay City (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay City
    • Bay City lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the northwest of Tillamook and is located in Tillamook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay City have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay City<8>
  • Garibaldi (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garibaldi
    • Garibaldi lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Tillamook and is located in Tillamook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 836 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garibaldi have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garibaldi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garibaldi<8>
  • Manzanita (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manzanita
    • Manzanita lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Tillamook and is located in Tillamook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 670 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manzanita have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manzanita
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manzanita<8>
  • Wheeler (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheeler
    • Wheeler lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Tillamook and is located in Tillamook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 446 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheeler have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheeler<8>
  • Nehalem (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nehalem
    • Nehalem lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Tillamook and is located in Tillamook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nehalem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nehalem<8>
  • Netarts (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • Cape Meares (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cape Meares
    • Cape Meares lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Tillamook and is located in Tillamook County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cape Meares have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cape Meares
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cape Meares<8>
  • Oceanside (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceanside
    • Oceanside lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the west of Tillamook and is located in Tillamook County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceanside have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceanside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceanside<8>
  • Bayocean (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayocean
    • Bayocean was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Tillamook and is located in Tillamook County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayocean have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tillamook ...

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

Adding Tillamook to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tillamook 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 Tillamook was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Tillamook on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Tillamook

Visit our Community Index for Oregon

About Tillamook County

About Oregon

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tillamook. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tillamook County: www.co.tillamook.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 Tillamook, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Tillamook. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tillamook.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tillamook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Tillamook). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tillamook or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tillamook) 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 Tillamook. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TillamookOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tillamook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4548, Longitude: -123.8431    
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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