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North America, for Oregon is located on the west coast of the U.S.A. Above it is the state of Washington and below it are the states of California and Nevada. East of it is the state of Idaho, and Oregon's western beaches are washed by the great Pacific Ocean.
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Population of Oregon?

The 2010 U. S. Census counted 3,831,074 people in Oregon, making it the 27th-largest U. S. state by population.

What is Oregon named after?

The state of Oregon is name after the Native American name of theriver we currently call the Columbus river. The Native Americanscalled it the Ouragon river.

Who named Oregon?

The name of the state, Oregon, was given by the local Native Americans who settled by the Colombian River.

Where did Oregon get its name?

I n 1847 the Lowell Ames family first filed donation land claims for land that would eventually become Sweet Home, Oregon. The father, his six sons and one daughter, Sweet Home's first settlers, each took out property claims. Ames Creek, which runs through the center of Sweet Home was named after th (MORE)

How does Oregon vote?

Oregon does universal absentee ballot voting. All voters are mailed their ballots and can vote by either sending them in through the mail or dropping them off at official drop off sites.

Where is Oregon?

Oregon is located on the west coast of the U.S.A. Above it is the state of Washington and below it are the states of California and Nevada. East of it is the state of Idaho, and Oregon's western beaches are washed by the great Pacific Ocean.

What weather does Oregon have?

Oregons weather is usuall rainy, foggy, clowdy, sometimes partially clowdy, and if we are lucky we have a day or two of sun.... but usually its just rainy, foggy and clowdy, in the summer warm weather only lasts for usually about a week or two before the land is consumed by the rain once more.

What are the minerals in Oregon?

There are a variety of types of minerals found in Oregon. Thistypes of minerals include clinoptilolite, chabazite, andlaumontite.

Why is Oregon cold?

The oregon winter aren't the cold problem, it's the summer. the winter will stay above 20 degrees in the Portland area, but the summer will average 58 degrees. In eastern Oregon, it has gotten to -60 degrees, thats one of the coldest temps ever in the US. idk why eastern is like that.

What was the Oregon fever?

A migratory trend that began in the 1830s and was in full swing a decade later was one that went to the Pacific territories of California and Oregon. By 1866 more than 350,000 men, women, and children had migrated to the far west. In one important aspect-distance-this migration was a new kind of ent (MORE)

Who is the senator of Oregon?

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the two senators (in the USA, all states, whether big or small, have two senators). Both are from the Democratic Party. You can go the link below to find out who the senators from each state are

What is Oregon country?

The Oregon country or Oregon Territory was made up of what we now know as the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho and parts of the states of Montana and Wyoming.

What counties are in Oregon?

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.

What is the elevation of Oregon?

Well the state of Oregon ranges from sea level at 0 feet (0 meters) all along its western edge, to the highest point in the state on top of Mt. Hood at 11,240 feet (3,426 meters).

What is Oregon My Oregon?

The state song of Oregon is: "Oregon, My Oregon" Back In 1920, the Society of Oregon Composers held a competition to select a state song for Oregon. The winning entry, "Oregon, My Oregon," was a collaboration between John Andrew Buchanan, who wrote the lyrics, and Henry Bernard Murtagh, who compos (MORE)

Where is Salem Oregon?

Salem is in northwestern Oregon (in the Willamette Valley). It is about 45 miles south of Portland.

Who was Oregons founder?

Robert Gray, a fur trader, came to Oregon 1st so I think he found it. but Lewis and Clark found it also

How was Oregon found?

Oregon was found when John McLoughlin accidentally went on an expedition and found himself in an unknown part of land so he named it Oregon.

When was Oregon found?

The area now known as Oregon was first found by the people whose descendants are called Native Americans. It is thought that humans first inhabited North America at least 13,000 years ago but some archaeologists suggest it may have been as long as 50,000 years ago.

What can you do there in Oregon?

Oregon is a great place to go hiking, camping, mountain biking, fishing, or just taking a stroll in the park. It is a great place if you like nature and like to explore it.

What can you do in Portland Oregon?

I think some of the best things to do are: Eat at a food cart ((all over portland)) Go to one of our many small, independant, artsy buisnesses. Go to the Waterfront Go to the Pittock Mansion Go to OMSI walk across one of our many bridges

Who named Oregon City Oregon?

Oregon City, Oregon was established by Hudson's Bay Company's Dr. John McLoughlin in 1829, before Oregon became a state and was a territory, near the confluence of the Clackamas River with the Willamette to take advantage of the power of Willamette Falls to run a lumber mill. So it is most likely it (MORE)

Is oregon landlocked?

No. A landlocked country is one that is surrounded byother countries on all sides, and does not have a seacoast.

What is the driving distance from Eugene Oregon to Oregon City Oregon?

The driving distance between Eugene, OR and Oregon City, OR is approximately 105 miles. The driving time would be approximately 2 hours if you were to travel non-stop in good driving conditions. (The driving time does not take into consideration conditions which may extend trip time such as weather, (MORE)

Is Boston in Oregon?

No. Boston is in Massachusetts. However, there was a place in Oregon nicknamed "Boston" for the Boston Mills (Thompson's Mills). Also, there is a rumor that Boston was one of the names considered for Portland.

Is Oregon hilly?

The Rocky mountains run right through Oregon so it certainly isn'tflat. There are some hills.

Why do you have the Oregon trail?

The Oregon Trail was the main overland route from the Midwest tothe West Coast, used most heavily between the 1840's and 1869 whenthe transcontinental railway was completed. This was a difficult,2,000 mile trek that took 4 - 6 months to complete.

What colleges are in Oregon?

There are many colleges and universities in Oregon. Some of the public colleges are : University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Portland State, Western Oregon, Southern Oregon. Some of the private colleges are: University of Portland, Linfield, Concordia, George Fox.

Is Oregon a plateau?

No, the state of Oregon is not a plateau, but there are areas of the state that called a high plain or tableland. This would be the area east of the Cascade mountains, called central Oregon. The definition of Plateau is as follows: In geology and earth science, a plateau also called a high plain (MORE)

What to do at Oregon?

There is a lot to do in Oregon, since the state has all the different types of land forms: Ocean Beaches, Mountains, Hills, Valleys, High Desert. There are natural features such as rivers, lakes, swamps, water falls, hot springs, forest and the like. Our course there are man-made features as (MORE)

Is Oregon on a peninsula?

No, the state of Oregon in not on a peninsula nor is it a peninsula. It is a part of the main land of the North American continent. Now there may be a city named Oregon on a peninsula, but the question was not specific on which Oregon, so this answer apples to the state of Oregon.

How did the Oregon Pioneers get Oregon Fever?

The "Fever" was due to the Donation Land Claim Act of 1850, which amounted to free land to those who would live on and cultivate the land for four years, and thus the "Fever" infected many hard working folks. The law was largely the result of Samuel R. Thurston, the Oregon territorial delegate to C (MORE)

What is Oregon?

Oregon is a state, part of the 50 states in the United States of America. Located on the west coast of the USA between California/Nevada on the southern boarder and Washington on the northern boarder. Idaho boarders Oregon on the east, and the grand Pacific Ocean washes Oregon's western beaches.

What is abbreviation of Oregon?

The US Postal Service recognizes "OR" as the official abbreviation of Oregon. Also used is "Ore." in common non-postal type literature.

What is the whole Oregon my Oregon song?

All the words to the state song of Oregon are as follows: Oregon, My Oregon Words by J.A. Buchanan and Music by Henry B. Murtagh Land of the Empire Builders, Land of the Golden West;. Conquered and held by free men, Fairest and the best.. On-ward and upward ever, Forward and on, a (MORE)

Does Oregon have tsunamis?

Any coastal area is susceptible to a tsunami. Oregon was hit with a tsunami in 1964. While Alaska was hit hardest, Oregon did suffer substantial damage.

What is Oregons wildlife?

\n \noregons wildlife is blackbears, rattlesnakes, rustykeller, gray wolfs, northern spotted owl, marbled murrelet, klamath basin, sage grouse, western pond turtle, leonas little butterfly

What Oregon means?

Oregon is a state in the Western United States. The origin of the name is not known for sure. It may have been derived from a 1715 French map which refers to the Wisconsin River as "Ouaricon-sint" or the name "Oregon" may come from an English army officer's proposal for a trip in 1765, in which (MORE)

Where is Halfway Oregon?

44°52′42″N 117°6′38″W Halfway is located 54 miles (87 km) east of Baker City, along Oregon Route 86, half way between Pine and Cornucopia