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Winlock, Oregon
(Wheeler County)

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Welcome to Winlock ...

Winlock is located in Wheeler County<1>.

Winlock is 3,060 feet [933 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Winlock is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Winlock: (541) & (458)<3>

Communities Also Named Winlock ...

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

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

Communities near Winlock ...

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

  • Fossil [Wheeler County]
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    • Fossil [Wheeler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Winlock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 455 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fossil<5>
  • Spray [Wheeler County]
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    • Spray [Wheeler County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Winlock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 157 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spray<5>
  • Lonerock [Gilliam County]
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    • Lonerock [Gilliam County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Winlock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22 people
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  • Kinzua [Wheeler County] - Historic
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    • Kinzua [Wheeler County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Winlock
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richmond [Wheeler County] - Historic
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      • Richmond [Wheeler County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Winlock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Waldron [Wheeler County] - Historic
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      • Waldron [Wheeler County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Winlock
    • Kimberly [Grant County]
    • Mayville [Gilliam County]
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      • Mayville [Gilliam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Winlock
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    • Hardman [Morrow County]
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      • Hardman [Morrow County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Winlock
      • Hardman has also been known as:
      • Dairyville
      • Dogtown
      • Raw Dog
      • Yaller Dog
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    • Monument [Grant County]
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      • Monument [Grant County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the east of Winlock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 122 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monument<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winlock ...

Looking for more information about Winlock? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Winlock, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Winlock.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Oregon

About Wheeler County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Wheeler, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winlock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Winlock) 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 Winlock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WinlockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winlock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9120, Longitude: -119.8903    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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