About This Place
Manzanita ( /ˌmænzəniːtə/) is a coastal city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. It is located on U.S. Route 101 about 25 miles south of Seaside and 25 miles north of Tillamook. The population was 564 at the 2000 census.
Manzanita was platted as a beach resort in 1912. Manzanita post office was established in 1914 and named for the manzanita (Arctostaphylos tomentosa) that grows in the area. Manzanita means "little apple" in Spanish.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.