Lafayette, Oregon

Lafayette: City in Oregon, USA


Lafayette is a city located in the county of Yamhill in the U.S. state of Oregon. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,742 and a population density of 4,158 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,258 inhabitants.

The city was created 178 years ago in 1845.

Lafayette locator map
Location of Lafayette on Oregon map.

Quick Facts about Lafayette

Population : 4,258 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Oregon (United States)
County : Yamhill County
Postal code : 97127
Phone Area Codes : 503
Area : 0.9 km2
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Altitude : 206 feet / 62.8 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1846 (178 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 08:28:12 (13th April 2024)
Density : 4,731 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.12% (2010-2020)
Lafayette Oregon 99W image
Lafayette Oregon 99W
Lafayette Oregon 99W image


Lafayette is located at 45°14'39"N 123°6'53"W (45.2442800, -123.1148300).

Lafayette map


The population of Lafayette increased by 12.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,742 - census
2011 3,750 0.21% estimation process
2012 3,776 0.69% estimation process
2013 3,772 -0.11% estimation process
2014 3,838 1.72% estimation process
2015 3,940 2.59% estimation process
2016 4,087 3.6% estimation process
2017 4,222 3.2% estimation process
2018 4,256 0.8% estimation process
2019 4,265 0.21% estimation process
2020 4,258 -0.16% estimation process

Lafayette zip code is 97127. County name: Yamhill, County fips: 41071

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People born in Lafayette (3)

People born in Lafayette, including politician George W. McBride, musicologist and composer Pauline Alderman, judge Bert E. Haney, .


Schools in Lafayette

College & universities near Lafayette, OR

Code Name City ZIP
209065 Linfield College-McMinnville Campus McMinnville (OR) 97128-6894

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lafayette, OR

Code Name Address Type
WBN Woodburn, OR 2900 Tom Tennant Drive BUS
SLM Salem station 500 13th Street SE RAIL
ORC Oregon City station 1757 Washington Street RAIL
MNI Manning, Oregon 47000 Highway 26 BUS
PDG Portland, OR 550 NW 6th Avenue BUS

Post offices near Lafayette

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lafay Post Office Lafayette (OR) 97127

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  • Lafayette , Indiana The most populous city in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. It is located on the Wabash River in north-central Indiana. Lafayette is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Purdue University campus and the Lafayette Public Library. with a population of 71,484 people.
  • Lafayette , Colorado city in Colorado with a population of 28,579 people.
  • Lafayette , California city in California with a population of 25,992 people.
  • LaFayette , Georgia city in and the county seat of Walker County, Georgia with a population of 7,508 people.
  • Lafayette , Ohio village in Ohio, United States with a population of 5,927 people.
  • Lafayette , Tennessee human settlement in Macon County, Tennessee, United States of America with a population of 5,271 people.
  • LaFayette , New York city in Onondaga County, New York, United States of America with a population of 4,794 people.
  • Lafayette , New Jersey township in Sussex County, New Jersey with a population of 2,352 people.
  • Lafayette , Pennsylvania township of Pennsylvania with a population of 2,023 people.
  • Lafayette , Minnesota human settlement in Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States of America with a population of 705 people.
  • LaFayette , Kentucky human settlement in Christian County, Kentucky, United States of America with a population of 161 people.
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Other cities in Yamhill County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Yamhill County , OR.

City Name Population Title
McMinnville 35,185 City in Oregon, USA
Newberg 23,982 City in Oregon, USA
Sheridan 6,123 City in Oregon, USA
Dundee 3,320 City in Oregon, USA
Dayton 2,753 City in Oregon, USA
Willamina 2,264 City in Oregon, USA
Carlton 2,185 City in Oregon, USA
Amity 1,722 City in Oregon, USA
Yamhill 1,172 City in Oregon, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Lafayette distances to largest Oregon cities