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Welcome to Wallace ...

So far, we have found very little information about Wallace. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Wallace to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Wallace, please Contact Us.




Wallace would have been located within present day Lane County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Wallace is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Wallace was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wallace would have been located in the (541) & (458)<3> area codes.

Communities near Wallace ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wallace and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cottage Grove   [Map]   10,169   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Creswell   [Map]   5,375   N   18 miles [29 km]
Culp Creek   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Curtin   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Divide - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dorena - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wallace.

Communities Also Named Wallace ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Oregon communities named Wallace: This one is located in Lane County and the other is located in Clackamas County.

Beyond Oregon, there are 48 communities that are also named Wallace - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wallace. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wallace. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wallace.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wallace:

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Communities in Oregon

About Lane County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lane County: www.lanecounty.org/

The official website for State of Oregon: www.oregon.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Wallace, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wallace - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Wallace. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wallace) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wallace. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6526, Longitude: -123.0887     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wallace have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wallace.

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