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West Linn, Oregon
Welcome to West Linn ...
The location of West Linn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for West Linn: W. Linn
From the Census Estimates for 2019, West Linn has a population of 26,756 people<3> (see below for details).
West Linn was established in 1839.
The community of West Linn is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: West Linn lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for West Linn: (503) and (971)<5>
Websites for West Linn ...
Official Website: www.ci.west-linn.or.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Linn had an population of 26,756 people. This is an increase of 6.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.19% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, West Linn had a population of 25,109 people (which is 6.68% of the total population of Clackamas County). This makes West Linn the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of West Linn represents 0.66% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 25,109 people, the population of West Linn increased 12.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 22,261 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for West Linn.
Communities near West Linn ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near West Linn.
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 West Linn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Linn.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Linn. 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 West Linn.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Linn. See our Newspapers Page for West Linn.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Linn ...
Looking for more information about West Linn? 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 West Linn, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Linn.
Adding West Linn to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of West Linn 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 West Linn was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).
We also found West Linn on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Oregon (1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for West Linn on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for West Linn: www.ci.west-linn.or.us/
The official website for Clackamas County: www.co.clackamas.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022