US Facts       Footsteps of History       It Happened Here      
Mottos, Slogans and Nicknames       Noted Notables


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For
Grant County, Oregon


Page Contents for Monument, Oregon

Statistics & Facts

History & History-related items

Statistics & Facts

The Oregon state capital is Salem.
The population of Monument is approximately 162 (1990), 128 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 78 (1990), 55 (2010).
The amount of land area in Monument is 1.393 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Monument to Washington DC is 2363 miles.
The distance to the Oregon state capital is 191 miles. (as the crow flies)
Monument is positioned 44.81 degrees north of the equator and 119.41 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

The post office was established October 27, 1874 with Prior S. Wilson as postmaster. The town was named for a peculiar rock or mountain nearby which resembles a pulpit or rostrum. This peak is called Monument Mountain.
Return to Index

The founding of Monument

27 October 1874

Contribute information for this community or any other community on the Key To TheCity website

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! Soon!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search