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Wheeler
Tillamook County, Oregon







Page Contents for Wheeler, Oregon

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Oregon state capital is Salem.
The population of Wheeler is approximately 390 (1997), 414 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 190 (1990), 197 (2010).
The amount of land area in Wheeler is 1.566 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wheeler to Washington DC is 2521 miles.
The distance to the Oregon state capital is 68 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wheeler is positioned 45.68 degrees north of the equator and 123.88 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Wheeler elevation is 18 feet above sea level.
Wheeler median income is $ 25,000.

Location

only 97 miles from Portland and 22 miles from Tillamook, Oregon
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History & History Related Items

Wheeler was named for C.H. Wheeler. He founded the Wheeler Lumber Company in 1910. The success of the town was, in part, due to the railroad. A famous arthritis clinic, Rinehart Arthritis Clinic, was opened in Wheeler in the 1920's. During the 70's, the economy downturned resulting in the closing of many large employers of the area. Because of this, Wheeler's economy suffered greatly. As the 1990's came, residents of the area decided to revitalize their town. The Wheeler Business Association was organized and began to attract new employers and visitors to their town. By 1999, Wheeler has changed once again to a vital, interesting place to live and visit.
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The incorporation of Wheeler

1914


Wheeler City Government

City Hall phone: 503-368-5767
FAX: 503-368-4273


Wheeler has a Mayor and four council members.

Wheeler Chamber

Nehalem Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
495 Nehalem Blvd.
Wheeler, Oregon 97147
Phone: (503) 368-5100

Wheeler Organizations

Nehalem Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
495 Nehalem Blvd.
Wheeler, Oregon 97147
Phone: (503) 368-5100

Wheeler Schools

Neah-Kah-Nie School District #56
Administration Building
504 N. 3rd
Rockaway Beach, OregonPhone: 503-355-2222

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