Travel Oregon http://www.traveloregon.com/
Here is the official state travel and tourism website for Oregon.
Other State Links
50states.com: Oregon http://www.50states.com/oregon.htm
The site provides a wealth of information about Oregon. It includes everything from the highest point to county profile to climate.
Things To Do in Oregon http://www.thingstodo.com/states/OR/
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Oregon's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
Links to The Oregon Trail http://www.over-land.com/trore.html
This online directory offers links to dozens of Oregon Trail websites.
FedStats: MapStat: United States: Oregon http://www.fedstats.gov/qf/states/41000.html
Fast access to statistics from more than 100 federal agencies on "economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more" in Oregon.
In agriculture, the state leads in growing peppermint, cover seed crops, blackberries, boysenberries, loganberries, black raspberries, and hazelnuts.
Oregon has the only nickel smelter in the United States.
Two mammals are unique to Oregon - the Camas pocket gopher and the Ashland shrew.
Columbia River, which forms 3/4ths of the northern boundary of the state, was first explored by an American, Robert Gray, in 1792.
Some Famous People from this State
Doc Severinsen (1927- ), band leader and jazz trumpet player. He was the band leader for the Tonight Show when Johnny Carson hosted it.
Abigail Scott Duniway (1834-1915), journalist and woman-suffrage leader. (v. 21)
Matt Groening (1954- ), cartoonist. He is the creator of the animated show, The Simpsons.
Ursula LeGuin (1929- ), author. She has written science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories, including The Wizard of Earthsea trilogy and The Left Hand of Darkness.
Lindsay Wagner, actress. She starred in the TV series, The Bionic Woman.