Oregon February 21, 2017
Blink And You’ll Miss These 10 Teeny Tiny Towns In Oregon
From beautiful seaside villages to remote backcountry communities, these 10 teeny tiny towns in Oregon are easy to miss. They may be small, but each of these tight-knit towns has a one-of-a-kind charm that makes it worth seeking out.
With a population of only 267, Nehalem is a beautiful seaside town located in Tillamook County. This lovely, colorful town is home to unique attractions and is bursting at the seams with charm.
9. Shaniko, 37
Located in Wasco County, the remote town of Shaniko is known as one of Oregon's most incredible ghost towns. However, this amazingly preserved town is actually still home to a small population of roughly 37 residents. Walking down the amazingly preserved main street of this (mostly) abandoned town will make you feel like you've been transported back in time.
Neskowin is a gorgeous oceanside town with a population of 169 residents. This lovely coastal community is located on a stunning strip of shoreline, and is also home to the amazing Neskowin Ghost Forest.
Located in the Columbia River Gorge near the city of Hood River, Mosier is a lovely little town with a population of 433, and easy access to all kinds of nearby natural wonders.
6. Winchester Bay
With a population of 382, the small town of Winchester Bay is positively enchanting. Said to be the "Crab Capitol of the World", Winchester Bay has an authentic seaside charm, and it's also close to many great coastal attractions including the Oregon Dunes and Umpqua Lighthouse.
Halfway (population 286) is a unique little town in Baker County. Fun fact: for one year, the town playfully renamed itself Half.com.
With a population of just under 200, Elkton is a pretty little town located on the Lower Umpqua River in Douglas County. The town was established in 1850 and retains a charming small-town vibe.
Located in Wheeler County, Fossil (population 473) is a remote town surrounded by incredible scenery.
Located on the Umpqua River near Reedsport, Gardiner is a beautiful town with a population of 248 and a fascinating history.
1. Yachats, 703
Yachats (population 703) is a wonderful coastal village that's full of small town charm, tasty restaurants, unique businesses, and stunning natural scenery.
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