Wheeler County, Oregon

Wheeler County: County in Oregon, United States


Wheeler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,441. After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 1,387 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fossil. The county was created 124 years ago in 1899.

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

Quick Facts about Wheeler County

Population : 1,387 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Oregon (United States)
Different from : Wheeler County, Wheeler County, Wheeler County
Area : 4442 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Named for : Henry H. Wheeler
Capital : Fossil
Establishment : February 02, 1899
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 23:28:05 (30th September 2023)
Population growth : -3.89% (2010-2020)
Weather : 56℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather
Fossil  Oregon Courthouse image
Fossil Oregon Courthouse
Fossil  Oregon Courthouse image


Wheeler County is located at 44°43'34"N 120°1'39"W (44.7260600, -120.0274600). It has 6 neighbors: Grant County, Morrow County, Crook County, Gilliam County, Jefferson County and Wasco County.

Wheeler County map

The largest city of Wheeler County is Fossil with a population of 455. Other cities include, Spray population 157 and Mitchell population 126. See all Wheeler County cities & populated places.

Wheeler County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Fossil 455 City in Oregon, USA
Spray 157 City in Oregon, USA
Mitchell 126 City in Oregon, USA


Wheeler County forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 56. North wind 6 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Wheeler County has 6 neighbours.

  • Fossil


According to census records, the population of Wheeler County decreased by 3.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,441 - census
2011 1,416 -1.77% estimation process
2012 1,409 -0.5% estimation process
2013 1,378 -2.25% estimation process
2014 1,350 -2.07% estimation process
2015 1,326 -1.81% estimation process
2016 1,319 -0.53% estimation process
2017 1,348 2.15% estimation process
2018 1,351 0.22% estimation process
2019 1,332 -1.43% estimation process
2020 1,387 3.97% estimation process

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