Oregon Facts

Nickname: Beaver State

Capital City: Salem

Statehood: February 14, 1859 – 33rd

Area: 93,386 sq.mi. (254,819 sq.km.) – 9th

Population: 3,930,065 – 27th (2013)

Counties: 36

National Parks: 1

National Monuments:  4

State Parks: 153

Bird: Western Meadowlark

Flower: Oregon Grape

Tree: Douglas Fir

Highest Point: Mount Hood – 11,239 ft (3,429 m)

Lowest Point: Pacific coast – sea level


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Best Season:Year-round
Popular Location: Crater Lake NP, Columbia River Gorge NSA, Oregon Caves NM, Oregon Dunes NRA, Portland, Bend