Klamath County

Klamath County, Oregon

305 Main St
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
Phone: (541) 883-5134
Fax: (541) 883-5165

On central southern border of OR; organized Oct 17, 1882 from Lake County. Name Origin: For the Klamath Indians; the name is probably from Chinook tlamatl, their name for the sister tribe of the Modocs; the meaning is unknown. Also spelled Claminitt and Clammittee.

Area (sq mi):: 6135.75 (land 5944.19; water 191.56) Population per square mile: 11.10
Population 2005: 66,192 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 10.50% Population 2000: 63,775 (White 84.10%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 7.80%; Asian 0.80%; Other 11.20%). Foreign born: 4.80%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,719; median household $31,537; Population below poverty level: 16.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,305-$23,216
Unemployment (2004): 9.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 17.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Klamath Falls County seat (19,694)

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    KLAMATH FALLS - Prosecutors have dropped an invasion-of-privacy charge against a Klamath County pastor who was accused of taking footage of a nude woman.
    "We've lost the war on marijuana," Klamath County Commissioner Jim Bellet said last month as he voted to support the county's cannabis ban.
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    The donations were presented to Integral Youth Services, the Cancer Treatment Center, the American Red Cross, the Women's Crisis Center, Klamath Lake County Food Bank, Klamath County Senior Center, Salvation Army, Lakeview Senior Center, and Lake County Department of Human Services.
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