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Grants Pass
Josephine County, Oregon

ZipCodes
97526, 97527, 97528

Motto
"It's the Climate"
"Gateway to the Redwoods"



Page Contents for Grants Pass, Oregon

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Oregon state capital is Salem.
The population of Grants Pass is approximately 20,565 (1999), 34533 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,480 (1990), 14313 (2010).
The amount of land area in Grants Pass is 16.724 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.271 sq kilometers.
The distance from Grants Pass to Washington DC is 2553 miles.
The distance to the Oregon state capital is 172 miles. (as the crow flies)
Grants Pass is positioned 42.44 degrees north of the equator and 123.32 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Grants Pass elevation is 948 feet above sea level.

Location

just off Interstate 5, about 50 miles north of the California border, and 240 miles south of Portland on the Rogue River for great Rafting, Fishing, and Jet boat rides.
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Weather


moderate. Here is a weather page for Grants Pass.
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History & History Related Items

Grants Pass was named for General U.S. Grant and his victory at Vicksburg when the post office was opened in 1865. The original name has an apostrophe in Grantís until at least 1900.
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Attractions

Visitors & Convention Bureau

The City Mascot is a Caveman.
Grants Pass is an All-American City as well a a "Tree City, USA."

Grants Pass Online for more information on the area.

The Oregon Caves National Monument

Crater Lake National Park

Here is a page for Things to see and do in the area.

Learn more about Grants Pass at this site.
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Grants Pass City Government

City of Grants Pass
101 NW "A" Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Phone: (541) 474-6360
Fax: (541) 479-0812

Grants Pass Chamber

Grants Pass - Josephine County Chamber of Commerce
1995 NW Vine St
Box 970
Grants Pass, OR 97528
Ph: 541-476-7717
Fax: 541-476-9574
Email: gpcoc@grantspasschamber.org

Grants Pass Organizations

Grants Pass - Josephine County Chamber of Commerce
1995 NW Vine St
Box 970
Grants Pass, OR 97528
Ph: 541-476-7717
Fax: 541-476-9574
Email: gpcoc@grantspasschamber.org

Grants Pass Schools

Grants Pass School District No. 7
725 NE Dean Drive
Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
Phone: 541-474-5700 Grants Pass

Miscellany

The population of Grants Pass was:
1990 - 17,488
1996 - 20,255
1999 - 20,565

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