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Where the Forest meets the Sea

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Statistics & Facts

The Oregon state capital is Salem.
The population of Waldport is approximately 1,885 (1999), 2033 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 800 (1990), 974 (2010).
The amount of land area in Waldport is 5.37 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.358 sq kilometers.
The distance from Waldport to Washington DC is 2610 miles.
The distance to the Oregon state capital is 65 miles. (as the crow flies)
Waldport is positioned 44.42 degrees north of the equator and 124.06 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Waldport elevation is 12 feet above sea level.
Waldport average annual precipitation is 71.72 inches peryear.
Waldport average annual humidity is 75%


on the Pacific Coast near about 15 miles south of Newport. Here is a map page for Waldport.
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History & History Related Items

This community is said to have received its name in the early 1880s at the suggestion of P. V. Wustrow, then postmaster at Alsea. It came from wald, German for forest, and the English word port, describing that the bay was surrounded by forest, which it once was. Waldport was established by David Ruble, and the post office was established June 17, 1881. This office was on the north side of Alsea Bay. The name was changed back to Collins on Feb. 23, 1882, having been named that until the establishment of the post office. On August 15, 1882, another Waldport post office was established with Thomas Russell postmaster. He was succeeded by David Ruble on Sept. 27, 1883, who had been a postmaster in the earlier Waldport.
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The incorporation of Waldport



Waldport 2001 Festival of Glass
Original Brian Duncan 2001 glass floats can be found along the beaches in and around Waldport.
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Waldport City Government

City of Waldport
125 Alsea Hwy
P.O. Box 1120
Waldport, OR 97394
Phone: 541-563-3561
Fax: 541-563-5810

Waldport Chamber

The Waldport Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 669
Waldport, OR 97394
Phone: 541-563-2133
Fax: 541-563-6086

Waldport Organizations

The Waldport Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 669
Waldport, OR 97394
Phone: 541-563-2133
Fax: 541-563-6086 Waldport


The population of Waldport was:
1980 - 1,274
1990 - 1,595
1998 - 1,845
1999 - 1,885

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