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Oregon

Parent Category: Places

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Capital
Salem

Became a State
February 14, 1859 (33rd)
Location
Pacific Northwest region
Area

98,381 sq. miles (9th)
Population
3,831,074 (27tth)
Major Cities
Portland, Salem, Eugene, Gresham, Hillsboro, Beaverton, Bend, Medford
Products
potatoes, peppermint, hops, applies, hazelnuts, wine, cattle, sheep, 
dairy products, eggs, poultry, coal, timber
Climate
generally mild, but periods of extreme hot and cold influenced by Pacific Ocean
Yearly Precipitation
averages 37 inches
Professional Sports Teams
Portland Trail Blazers (National Basketball Association)
Major Waterways
Pacific Ocean, Columbia River, Snake River Willamette River, John Day River
Most Famous Citizens
Jane Powell (actress)
Doc Severinsen (band leader)
Chief Joseph (Indian leader)
Home Davenport (cartoonist)
Edwin Markham (poet)

 

 

 

  

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Western Meadowlark
Oregon Grape
Beaver
Douglas Fir
Swallowtail Butterfly 

 


Fast Facts Resources

Wikipedia
Oregon.gov
50 States.com 

 

 

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