Status: Ghost Town
Date Settled: 1852
Current Population: None
Peak Population: na
Elevation: 1,552 Feet ( 473 meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Gallery: View 1 Waldo, Oregon Photos
Waldo was one of Oregon's earliest mining settlements. The Waldo district consisted primarily of placer workings, although there were some lode gold and copper mines. Estimates put Waldo's population at a peak of around 1,500, although that can't be confirmed. Nothing is left of the town today.