Josephine County, Oregon

Josephine County: County in Oregon, United States


Josephine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 82,713 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 88,053 inhabitants. Its county seat is Grants Pass. The county was created 168 years ago in 1855.

Josephine County locator map
Location of Josephine County on Oregon map.

Quick Facts about Josephine County

Population : 88,053 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Oregon (United States)
Area : 4252 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Altitude : 3,327 feet / 1014 meters
Capital : Grants Pass
Establishment : January 01, 1856
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 12:20:20 (17th April 2024)
Density : 21 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.06% (2010-2020)
Josephine County Courthouse - Grants Pass Oregon image
Josephine County Courthouse - Grants Pass Oregon
Josephine County Courthouse - Grants Pass Oregon image


Josephine County is located at 42°21'56"N 123°33'20"W (42.3654600, -123.5555800). It has 5 neighbors: Jackson County, Douglas County, Curry County, Del Norte County and Siskiyou County.

Josephine County map

The largest city of Josephine County is Grants Pass with a population of 38,416. Other cities include, Redwood population 2,627 and Cave Junction population 1,986. See all Josephine County cities & populated places.

Josephine County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Josephine County.

City Name Population Title
Grants Pass 38,416 City in Oregon, USA
Redwood 2,627 Census-designated place in Josephine County, Oregon
Cave Junction 1,986 City in Oregon, USA

Josephine County has 5 neighbours.

  • Grants Pass


The population of Josephine County increased by 6.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 82,713 - census
2011 82,702 -0.01% estimation process
2012 82,755 0.06% estimation process
2013 83,131 0.45% estimation process
2014 83,377 0.3% estimation process
2015 84,528 1.36% estimation process
2016 85,504 1.14% estimation process
2017 86,584 1.25% estimation process
2018 87,150 0.65% estimation process
2019 87,487 0.39% estimation process
2020 88,053 0.64% estimation process

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People born in Josephine County (2)

People born in Josephine County, including ferry operator Mary Peters, dressmaker, muleskinner, hotelier, botanical collector and founder of Adams Station Mary Ann Adams Peacock, .


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Salem 175,891 The capital of Oregon.
Eugene 173,236 The second most populous city in Oregon.
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