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Welcome to Bingen ...

The city of Bingen is located on the Oregon border (on the Columbia River).

Bingen is located in Klickitat County<1>.

The pronunciation of Bingen: BIN-jin<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bingen has a population of 737 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Bingen is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Bingen is located in the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Bingen: 98605<5>

Websites for Bingen ...

Official Website: www.bingenwashington.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bingen had an population of 737 people. This is an increase of 3.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bingen had a population of 712 people. This makes Bingen the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Bingen represents 0.01% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 216th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 712 people, the population of Bingen increased 5.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 672 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bingen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Bingen - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Bingen ...

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

  • The Dalles [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Dalles
    • The Dalles [Wasco County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Bingen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,581 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on The Dalles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for The Dalles<7>
  • City of The Dalles [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for City of The Dalles
    • City of The Dalles [Wasco County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Bingen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for City of The Dalles came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on City of The Dalles
  • Cascade Locks [Hood River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascade Locks
    • Cascade Locks [Hood River County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Bingen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cascade Locks have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cascade Locks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cascade Locks<7>
  • Pine Grove [Hood River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Grove
    • Pine Grove [Hood River County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Bingen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hood [Skamania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hood
      • Hood [Skamania County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Bingen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hood
    • Husum [Klickitat County]
    • Lenz [Hood River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenz
      • Lenz [Hood River County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Bingen
      • Lenz has also been known as:
      • Sherman Spur
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenz
    • Odell [Hood River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odell
      • Odell [Hood River County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Bingen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Odell have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odell<7>
    • Lyle [Klickitat County]
    • Ortley [Wasco County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ortley
      • Ortley [Wasco County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Bingen

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bingen ...

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

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About Klickitat County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bingen: www.bingenwashington.org/

The official website for Klickitat County: www.klickitatcounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Klickitat, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Bingen. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bingen.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bingen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Bingen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bingen 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- Bingen) 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 Bingen. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BingenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bingen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7150, Longitude: -121.4648    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<9>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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