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Welcome to Wheeler ...

The coastal city of Wheeler is located in Tillamook County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wheeler has a population of 442 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Wheeler is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wheeler had an population of 442 people. This is an increase of 6.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wheeler had a population of 414 people. This makes Wheeler the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Wheeler represents 0.01% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 201st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 414 people, the population of Wheeler increased 5.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 391 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wheeler ...

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

Beyond Oregon, there are 37 communities that are also named Wheeler - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado (4), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Wheeler ...

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

  • Tillamook (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tillamook
    • Tillamook lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Wheeler and is located in Tillamook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,438 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tillamook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tillamook<7>
  • Cannon Beach (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannon Beach
    • Cannon Beach lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Wheeler 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>
  • Rockaway Beach (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockaway Beach
    • Rockaway Beach lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Wheeler and is located in Tillamook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockaway Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockaway Beach<7>
  • Bay City (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay City
    • Bay City lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Wheeler and is located in Tillamook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay City<7>
  • Garibaldi (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garibaldi
    • Garibaldi lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Wheeler and is located in Tillamook County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 836 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garibaldi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garibaldi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garibaldi<7>
  • Twin Rocks (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Rocks
    • Twin Rocks lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Wheeler and is located in Tillamook County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Rocks
  • Barview (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Arch Cape (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Hobsonville (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobsonville
    • Hobsonville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Wheeler and is located in Tillamook County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobsonville
  • Bayocean (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayocean
    • Bayocean was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Wheeler and is located in Tillamook County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayocean have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wheeler ...

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Wheeler

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

The official website for Tillamook County: www.co.tillamook.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 Tillamook, 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 Wheeler.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wheeler - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wheeler) 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 Wheeler. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WheelerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wheeler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6871, Longitude: -123.8865       In this case, the coordinates for Wheeler 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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