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Welcome to Wamic ...

Wamic is located in Wasco County<1>.

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

Wamic is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Wamic: (541) & (458)<4>

Communities near Wamic ...

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

  • Dufur [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dufur
    • Dufur [Wasco County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Wamic
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dufur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dufur<6>
  • Maupin [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maupin
    • Maupin [Wasco County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Wamic
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maupin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maupin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maupin<6>
  • Tygh Valley [Wasco County]
  • Wapinitia [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wapinitia
    • Wapinitia [Wasco County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Wamic
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wapinitia
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Friend [Wasco County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friend
      • Friend [Wasco County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Wamic
    • Kingsley [Wasco County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsley
      • Kingsley [Wasco County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Wamic
    • Pine Grove [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Grove
      • Pine Grove [Wasco County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Wamic
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove
    • Simnasho [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simnasho
      • Simnasho [Wasco County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Wamic
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simnasho
    • Boyd [Wasco County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyd
      • Boyd [Wasco County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Wamic
    • Rice [Wasco County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice
      • Rice [Wasco County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Wamic

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wamic. See our Newspapers Page for Wamic.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wamic ...

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

Adding Wamic to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Wasco County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wasco County: www.co.wasco.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 Wasco, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Wamic - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wamic) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wamic. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WamicOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wamic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2282, Longitude: -121.2692       In this case, the coordinates for Wamic have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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