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Gold Beach
Curry County, Oregon

ZipCodes
97444

Motto
"Banana Belt of Oregon"



Page Contents for Gold Beach, Oregon

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Oregon state capital is Salem.
The population of Gold Beach is approximately 2,069 (1990), 2253 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 773 (1990), 1070 (2010).
The amount of land area in Gold Beach is 2.891 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.485 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gold Beach to Washington DC is 2613 miles.
The distance to the Oregon state capital is 188 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gold Beach is positioned 42.41 degrees north of the equator and 124.41 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Gold Beach elevation is 60 feet above sea level.
Gold Beach average annual rainfall is 82 inches per year
Gold Beach average temperature is 53 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 45 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 65 degrees F.

Location

in southwestern Oregon on the Pacific Coast, not far from the California border.
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Weather


mild. Here is a Gold Beach is located at the mouth of the Rogue River and is the county seat of Curry county. It has grown slowly since becoming the county seat in 1859. Access to the city was limited in its very early days. The first wagon train was built in 1890, connecting regions to the north and south. Highway 101 wasn't completed until 1922, with the opening of the Rogue River bridge. The city was the last to incorporate in Oregon, incorporating in 1945. The timber industry supplies a large number of jobs in the area. The Siskiyou National Forest supplies much of the timber for the local sawmills. Many recreational opportunities are also available within the National Forest. The recreational fishing on the Rogue River has been popular with locals for years. The tremendous salmon and steelhead fishing is known world-wide. (Submitted by Adam Ziegler, High Desert Middle School)

Here is a history page for Gold Beach.
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The founding of Gold Beach

18 December 1855

The incorporation of Gold Beach

1945


Attractions

Great information for Gold Beach

Curry County Historical Museum
29410 Ellensburg
Gold Beach, Oregon
Phone: 541-247-6113

Sheriff John's Classic Car Museum
94294 North Bank Rogue River
Gold Beach, Oregon
Phone: 541-670-8474
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Economy & Industry


Agriculture, recreation & tourism, forest products and both commercial and sport fishing.
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Gold Beach City Government

The city of Gold Beach official site

City of Gold Beach
Administrative Offices
29592 Ellensburg Avenue
Phone: 541-247-7029
Fax: 541-247-2212

Gold Beach has a Mayor, City Council, City Administrator form of government. It is the county seat of Curry County.

Gold Beach Chamber

Gold Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center
29692 Ellensbrug, No. 6
Gold Beach, Oregon 97444
Phone: 541-247-0923
Toll-free: 800-525-2334 (USA)
Fax: 541-247-4394
Email

Gold Beach Organizations

Gold Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center
29692 Ellensbrug, No. 6
Gold Beach, Oregon 97444
Phone: 541-247-0923
Toll-free: 800-525-2334 (USA)
Fax: 541-247-4394
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Gold Beach Schools

Riley Creek Elementary School (K-8)
94350 6th St
Gold Beach, Oregon
Phone: 541-247-6604


Gold Beach High School
29516 Ellensburg
Gold Beach, Oregon
Phone: 541-247-6647



HIGHER EDUCATION