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Welcome to West Linn ...

The city of West Linn is located in Clackamas County<1>.

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 26,736 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

Area codes for West Linn: (503) & (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 26,736 people. This is an increase of 6.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Linn had a population of 25,109 people (or 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 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.

  • Portland [Multnomah County]
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    • Portland [Multnomah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of West Linn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 654,741 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<7>
  • Vancouver [Clark County]
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    • Vancouver [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of West Linn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 184,463 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancouver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancouver<7>
  • Gresham [Multnomah County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gresham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gresham
    • Gresham [Multnomah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of West Linn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 109,381 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gresham<7>
  • Hillsboro [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
    • Hillsboro [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of West Linn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 109,128 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beaverton [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverton
      • Beaverton [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of West Linn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99,037 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<7>
    • Tigard [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tigard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tigard
      • Tigard [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of West Linn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,514 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tigard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tigard<7>
    • Tualatin [Clackamas County]
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      • Tualatin [Clackamas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of West Linn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,837 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tualatin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tualatin<7>
    • Woodburn [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodburn
      • Woodburn [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of West Linn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,273 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodburn<7>
    • Wilsonville [Clackamas County]
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      • Wilsonville [Clackamas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of West Linn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,918 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilsonville<7>
    • Camas [Clark County]
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      • Camas [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of West Linn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,418 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camas<7>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Clackamas County

About Oregon

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Clackamas, 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 West Linn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Linn - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Linn) 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 West Linn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Linn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Linn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3687, Longitude: -122.6401       In this case, the coordinates for West Linn 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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