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Welcome to Warrenton ...

The coastal city of Warrenton is located in Clatsop County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Warrenton has a population of 5,726 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Warrenton is near sea level<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Warrenton had an population of 5,726 people. This is an increase of 14.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Warrenton had a population of 4,989 people (or 13.47% of the total population of Clatsop County). This makes Warrenton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Warrenton represents 0.13% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 76th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,989 people, the population of Warrenton increased 21.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,096 people).

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

Communities Also Named Warrenton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Warrenton - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Warrenton ...

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

  • Astoria (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Astoria
    • Astoria lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Warrenton and is located in Clatsop County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Astoria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Astoria<7>
  • Seaside (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seaside
    • Seaside lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Warrenton and is located in Clatsop County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,926 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaside<7>
  • Cannon Beach (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannon Beach
    • Cannon Beach lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Warrenton and is located in Clatsop County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,779 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannon Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cannon Beach<7>
  • Gearhart (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gearhart
    • Gearhart lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Warrenton and is located in Clatsop County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,644 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gearhart have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gearhart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gearhart<7>
  • Long Beach (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Beach
    • Long Beach lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Warrenton and is located in Pacific County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Beach<7>
  • Ilwaco (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ilwaco
    • Ilwaco lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Warrenton and is located in Pacific County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,006 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ilwaco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ilwaco<7>
  • Megler (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Megler
    • Megler lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Warrenton and is located in Pacific County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Megler
  • Tongue Point Village (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tongue Point Village
    • Tongue Point Village lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Warrenton and is located in Clatsop County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tongue Point Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tongue Point Village
  • Chinook (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Fort Canby (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Canby
    • Fort Canby lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Warrenton and is located in Pacific County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Canby

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Warrenton ...

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

Adding Warrenton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Warrenton 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 Warrenton was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Warrenton on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Oregon (1949).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Warrenton

Find a Community located in Oregon

About Clatsop County

About Oregon

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

The official website for Clatsop County: www.co.clatsop.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 Clatsop, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Warrenton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Warrenton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<6>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- Warrenton) 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 Warrenton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WarrentonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Warrenton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1712, Longitude: -123.9248       In this case, the coordinates for Warrenton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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