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Welcome to Wilsonville ...

The city of Wilsonville is primarily located in Clackamas County<1>. A portion of Wilsonville extends into Washington County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wilsonville has a population of 24,817 people<2> (see below for details).

Wilsonville was established in 1880 and was incorporated in 1969.

Going back to its beginning, The community of Wilsonville was originally named Boones Landing. For more information about the names of Wilsonville, see The Names of Wilsonville on our Genealogy Page.

Wilsonville is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Wilsonville: (503) and (971)<4>

The ZIP code for Wilsonville: 97070<5>

Websites for Wilsonville ...

Official Website: www.ci.wilsonville.or.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wilsonville had an population of 24,817 people. This is an increase of 27.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 77.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilsonville had a population of 19,509 people (or 5.19% of the total population of Clackamas County). This makes Wilsonville the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Wilsonville represents 0.51% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,509 people, the population of Wilsonville increased 39.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,991 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wilsonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Wilsonville - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Wilsonville ...

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

  • Portland [Multnomah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
    • Portland [Multnomah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Wilsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 656,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<7>
  • Hillsboro [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
    • Hillsboro [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Wilsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,985 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<7>
  • Beaverton [Washington County]
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    • Beaverton [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Wilsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<7>
  • Tigard [Washington County]
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    • Tigard [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Wilsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,049 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tigard have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tigard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tigard<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County]
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      • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Wilsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Oswego have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Oswego
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Oswego<7>
    • Oregon City [Clackamas County]
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      • Oregon City [Clackamas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Wilsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,026 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oregon City<7>
    • West Linn [Clackamas County]
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      • West Linn [Clackamas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Wilsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Linn have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Linn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Linn<7>
    • Woodburn [Marion County]
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      • Woodburn [Marion County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Wilsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodburn have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodburn<7>
    • Newberg [Yamhill County]
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      • Newberg [Yamhill County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Wilsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,982 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newberg have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newberg<7>
    • Happy Valley [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Valley
      • Happy Valley [Clackamas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Wilsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,781 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Happy Valley<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 Wilsonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wilsonville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilsonville ...

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

Adding Wilsonville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wilsonville: www.ci.wilsonville.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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wilsonville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilsonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Wilsonville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wilsonville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Wilsonville) 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 Wilsonville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WilsonvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilsonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3249, Longitude: -122.7693    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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