Depoe Bay History

This information was researched and compiled by Emma LuMaye.
Copyright © 2011-2014, City of Depoe Bay

Many thanks to these sources:

  • ​Lincoln County Historical Society archives & interview with Archivist Jodi Weeber
  • Email communication with Autumn DePoe
  • Niki Price, Oregon Coast TODAYl
  • Pery Murray, former City Recorder
  • Records at Depoe Bay City Hall
  • Oregon History Project: The Oregon Coast: Native American Coastal Life
  • Oregon History Project: Siletz Indian Reservation 1900
  • U.S. Coast Guard Station Depoe Bay factsheet
  • Fleet of Flowers
  • Wikipedia: Depoe Bay, Oregon
  • Wikipedia: Oregon Coast
  • Oregon Sports Hall of Fame and Museum: Reuben Sanders

Quick Facts

Date Incorporated: May 22, 1973
Latitude: 44.8 N
Longitude: 124.06 W
Average elevation: 56'
​Population: 1,472