Facts About Oregon



Facts About Oregon

  • State Number of Counties: 36

  • State List of Counties: * Baker * Benton * Clackamas * Clatsop * Columbia * Coos * Crook * Curry * Deschutes * Douglas * Gilliam * Grant * Harney * Hood River * Jackson * Jefferson * Josephine * Klamath * Lake * Lane * Lincoln * Linn * Malheur * Marion * Morrow * Multnomah * Polk * Sherman * Tillamook * Umatilla * Union * Wallowa * Wasco * Washington * Wheeler * Yamhill*

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  • State Largest Cities: Portland, Salem, Eugene, Gresham, Beaverton, Hillsboro, Medford, Bend, Springfield, Corvallis

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  • Towns in Oregon:

  • Oregon State Population: 3,825,657 (2009 U.S. Census)

  • Oregon Zip Codes:

  • State Flag: The only flag that displays different images on both sides

  • State Motto: "She Flies With Her Own Wings" and "The Union"

  • Oregon State Capital: Salem

  • State Abbreviation: OR

  • State Name of Residents: Oregonians

  • Date it Entered the Union: Feb. 14, 1859 -Became the 33rd State

  • State Size: 98,386 square miles - 9th largest of the 50 states

  • State Colors: navy blue and gold

  • Oregon State Song: Oregon, My Oregon

  • State Official Dance: Square Dance

  • State Nick Name: Beaver State

  • State Tree: The Douglas Fir

  • Oregon State Flower: Oregon Grape (Berberis aquifolium)

  • State Animal: American Beaver

  • State Bird: Western Meadowlark

  • State Fish: Chinook salmon, (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)

  • State Seashell: Oregon hairy triton

  • State Insect: Oregon Swallowtail (Papilio oregonius)

  • State Gem Stone: Oregon sunstone

  • State Official Rock: The Thunderegg

  • State Beverage: Milk

  • State Nut: hazelnut (Corylus avellana)

  • State Major Rivers: Columbia River, Deschutes, Willamette River, John Day River, Snake River

  • State Major Lakes: Upper Klamath Lake, Crater Lake

  • State Highest Point: Mount Hood - 11,239 feet (3,426 m) above sea level

  • State Lowest point: Pacific Ocean

  • State Bordering States: California, Idaho, Nevada, Washington

  • State Bordering Country: None

  • State Bordering Body of Water: Pacific Ocean

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    Sources
    http://www.oregon.com/living/state_facts
    http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/oregon/
    http://www.bluebook.state.or.us/kids/symbols/symbols01.htm
    http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108262.html

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