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Curry County,


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"Banana Belt of Oregon"

The Oregon state capital is Salem.

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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.
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Gold Beach location: in southwestern Oregon on the Pacific Coast, not far from the California border.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Gold Beach is 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.
The founding of Gold Beach: 18 December 1855
The incorporation date of Gold Beach: 1945

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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

Gold Beach economy: Agriculture, recreation & tourism, forest products and both commercial and sport fishing.
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