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Oregon Profile

Spanish sailors in search of a northwest passage were the first Europeans to see what is known today as Oregon. Settlers traveling in wagon trains over the Oregon Trail in the 1840s followed the missionaries who had come in the 1830s. Oregon was admitted as the 33rd state in 1859. Oregon is a state of great natural beauty with places such as Crater Lake National Park and the Columbia River Gorge. Its mountains, covered in forests, make Oregon the leading state in the production of wood products. The state flower is the Oregon grape, and the capital is Salem. The origin of the state's name is unknown, but one theory holds that it may have come from the Wisconsin River, shown in a 1715 French map as "Ouaricon-sint." ...Read more here: Oregon - The Beaver State

Capital City:
Salem
Nickname:
Beaver State
Motto:
Alis Volat Propiis (She Flies With Her Own Wings)
Statehood:
February 14, 1859 (33rd)
Origin of State's Name:
May have been derived from that of the Wisconsin River shown on a 1715 French map as "Ouaricon-sint."
Largest Cities:
Portland, Eugene, Salem, Gresham, Beaverton
Border States:
California, Idaho, Nevada, Washington
Land Area:
96,003 sq. mi., 10th largest
State Bird:
Western Meadowlark
State Flower:
Oregon Grape (berberis aquifolium)
State Tree:
Douglas Fir (pseudotsuga menziesii)
State Song:
Oregon, My Oregon

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Oregon Schools

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Elementary Schools

Thurston Elementary School
(541) 744-6411
7345 Thurston Rd
Springfield, OR 97478
Redwood Elementary School
(541) 474-5775
3163 Leonard Rd
Grants Pass, OR 97527

Middle Schools

Estacada Junior High School
(503) 630-8516
500 Ne Main St
Estacada, OR 97023
Vale Middle School
(541) 473-0241
403 E St W
Vale, OR 97918

High Schools

South Salem High School
(503) 399-3252
1910 Church St Se
Salem, OR 97302
Opportunity House
(503) 843-2687
437 S Bridge
Sheridan, OR 97378

Sex Offender Information for Oregon

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Oregon, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://sexoffenders.oregon.gov/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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