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Claimed by the United States after Capt. Robert Gray explored the mouth of the Columbia River in 1792, the area was further explored by Lewis and Clark in 1805 and was soon the site of fur-trading posts.
The Oregon Country, a region encompassing all the land from the California border to Alaska and the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky Mountains, was held jointly by Great Britain and the United States from 1818 until 1846, when the international boundary was fixed at the 49th parallel.
In 1848 the Oregon Territory was created, including all of present-day Washington and Idaho.
www.countymapsoregon.com   (154 words)

Her forests have historically made Oregon one of the nation's major lumbering states, but overharvesting and law suits over the proper management of the extensive federal forest holdings have reduced the amount of timber produced since the later 1980s.
Oregon has had one of the largest salmon-fishing industries in the world, although ocean fisheries have reduced the river fisheries in recent years.
As of the 2000 census, the population of Oregon is 3,421,399.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/or/Oregon.html   (896 words)

 Learn more about Oregon in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Her forests have historically made Oregon one of the nation's major lumbering states, but forest fires (such as the Tillamook Burn, over-harvesting, and law suits over the proper management of the extensive federal forest holdings have reduced the amount of timber produced since the later 1980s.
Oregon had one of the largest salmon-fishing industries in the world, although ocean fisheries have reduced the river fisheries in recent years.
Oregon City was the first incorporated city west of the Mississippi River and later, the first capital of the Oregon Territory, from 1848 to 1852, when the territory capitol was moved to Salem, Oregon.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /o/or/oregon_1.html   (1435 words)

Oregon is known for its abundant rainfall, but only the western 2/5 of the state is notably rainy; east of the Cascades the climate is much more arid.
The Oregon Supreme Court is the highest court in the Oregon judicial branch.
Oregon is also one of four major world hazelnut growing regions, and produces most of the domestic hazelnuts in the United States.
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 Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Oregon Trail infused the region with new settlers in 1842 - 43 as the United States sought to control of the Oregon Country from the United Kingdom.
As of the 2000 census the population of Oregon is 421 399.
Oregon claims the D River is the shortest river in the world while the American of Montana makes the same claim of the Roe River.
www.freeglossary.com /Oregon   (2453 words)

 Comprehensive information and links about Oregon
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States bordering the Pacific Ocean, California, Washington, Idaho, and Nevada.
Oregon is 295 miles (475 km) north to south at longest distance, and 395 miles (475 km) east to west at longest distance.
Oregon is also one of four major world hazelnut growing regions, and produces 95% of the domestic hazelnuts in the United States.
www.quicknation.com /Oregon.htm   (3203 words)

 Harney County, Oregon History and Genealogy
Counties with contiguous borders include Malheur to the east; Lake, Deschutes, and Crook to the west; Grant to the north; and the State of Nevada to the south.
Harney County's population is primarily concentrated in a small urbanized sector of Burns-Hines with the remainder mostly in the Harney Basin.
The county's population was recorded as 2,559 during the 1890 census and rose steadily until the decade of 1930-40, and then resumed an upward curve until the 1980s.
www.oregongenealogy.com /harney/index.htm   (611 words)

 ODA - Story of the Week   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
But when it comes to individual counties-- there are some 33-hundred of them throughout the U.S.-- several Oregon counties are "aggie" enough to crack the top 100 list in a variety of categories according to the latest U.S. Census of Agriculture.
Some of the categories listed in the census are fairly narrow and targeted to a specific commodity that may not be grown in many other areas of the country.
Oregon's greenhouse and nursery industry is the state's leading commodity, valued at $564 million.
www.oda.state.or.us /information/news/2000/oregon_ag_counties.html   (894 words)

 Umpqua County, Oregon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Umpqua County was a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon.
The first meeting of the Umpqua County Court was in Elkton in 1852; later the county government was moved to Green Valley and Yoncalla.
Finally, in 1862, the remainder of Umpqua county was incorporated into Douglas County.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Umpqua_County,_Oregon   (185 words)

 Vital Record Indexes in my Library
Oregon birth indexes are closed to the public.
County Level Vital Records: Most counties kept marriage records from the time of their founding.
Oregon Vital Records Marriages and Births, Divorces and Deaths, and Settlement of Estates Copied from "The Oregon Spectator" the first newspaper published on the Pacific Coast February, 1846 to January 7, 1854.
www.oregonvos.net /~clenzen/vitalrecordslist.html   (271 words)

 List of counties in Oregon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of 36 counties in the U.S. state of Oregon.
Oregon counties are also listed in order of per-capita income.
This page was last modified 16:22, 7 October 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Oregon_counties   (79 words)

 Oregon Moving Companies - Moving Company in Oregon
We have Local moving companies in Oregon long distance moving companies in Oregon international moving companies in Oregon moving company in Oregon for special move and more.
Oregon Moving companies have to be fully licensed and insured.
List of counties in Oregon: Baker Benton Clackamas Clatsop Columbia Coos Crook Curry Deschutes Douglas Gilliam Harney Hood River Jackson Josephine Klamath Lane Lincoln Linn Malheur Marion Morrow Multnomah Polk Sherman Tillamook Umatilla Union Wallowa Wasco Washington Wheeler and Yamhill county in Oregon, OR.
www.movinguide.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?m=oregon_moving_companies   (193 words)

 USGS Oregon District Online Water-Resources Publications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Phosphorus and E. coli in the Fanno and Bronson Creek subbasins of the Tualatin River Basin, Oregon, during summer low-flow conditions, 1996, by Kathleen A. McCarthy.
WRIR 97-4082-C. Seasonal and Spatial Variability of Nutrients and Pesticides in Streams of the Willamette Basin, Oregon, 1993-95, by Frank A. Rinella and Mary L. Janet.
WRIR 97-4082-D. Dioxins and furans in bed sediment and fish tissue of the Willamette Basin, Oregon, 1992-95, by Bernadine A. Bonn.
or.water.usgs.gov /pubs_dir/online_list.html   (2593 words)

 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Oregon
For the volunteers who are engaged in transcribing Oregon census records in support of the USGenWeb Census Project to discuss the status of the project.
Focused on Oregon where genealogists can share the results of research, assist newcomers to the field, inquire about the location of resources, debate issues, raise questions, and learn about current events in the field.
Listing includes (when known) the convict's name, age, race, sex, occupation, crime, date of execution, method of execution and whether it was a single or multiple execution.
www.cyndislist.com /or.htm   (3061 words)

 Department of Justice, State of Oregon - Media Release
Under the terms of the assurances, which admit no law violations, all 20 companies agree to comply with Oregon’s telephone solicitation laws and make a variety of changes in their operating procedures.
In addition, some consumers have forwarded unregistered phone numbers to their home phone number, which is on the list.
Residential telephone subscribers wanting to register their numbers on the List may call the list administrator, Oregon No Call, at 1-877-700-6622 and ask to have a registration form mailed to their home.
www.doj.state.or.us /releases/2000/rel103000.shtml   (633 words)

 Circuit Courts
In most counties, the court has its offices in the county courthouse.
Up until January 1998, Oregon had a third state trial court called the district court, which had limited jurisdiction over smaller civil cases and lesser crimes.
Because some Oregon counties have relatively small populations and caseloads, the legislature has combined them into multicounty judicial districts.
www.ojd.state.or.us /courts/circuit   (317 words)

 Listings Oregon: Genealogy - Complete List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Oregon Trail History This road to the West was known by many names.
Southern Oregon PAF Users Group Grants Pass, Oregon The next monthly meeting will be 11 October The Genealogy Seminar will be held 18 October See the PAF User Group page for the list of classes...
WPA Life Histories from Oregon 81 titles List All Oregon Titles | Search All WPA Life Histories These titles are mostly first-person accounts of life in Oregon collected during the Great...
listingsoregon.com /Society/Genealogy/complete3.asp   (1062 words)

 Starting a Business
The How to Start a Business in Oregon guide is designed to provide basic information on how to start a business in Oregon.
Oregon's Economic and Community Development Department provides reports and services for and about Oregon businesses.
Please check with your city and county government to determine the license, permit, or zoning requirements for your area.
www.filinginoregon.com /business/starting_a_business.htm   (685 words)

 .: Albany Democrat-Herald :. Archives
Cordier said another factor was a Linn County case in which a man about to be convicted of rape skipped court and fled.
Linn County used to oversee parole and probation services, but last year turned that responsibility back over to the state.
The county took this action after contending for years that the state was not meeting its financial obligations to fund these services.
www.dhonline.com /articles/2005/03/23/news/local/news02.txt   (616 words)

 Bob's List of Useful Data Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The development of this list required sacrifices; data sources overlap topics, multiple agencies generate similar data sets, an increasing amount of data are available in electronic format.
Thus, this list doesn't come close to being comprehensive, nor is intended to.
Population Estimates for Oregon Counties and Cities, Center for Population Research and Census, Portland State University (annual).
darkwing.uoregon.edu /~rgp/PPPM613/class4data.htm   (588 words)

 Oregon State Fire Marshal Fire Service Grant Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There is a list of Frequently Asked Questions which will be updated as the staff learn the areas of inquiry that are most often presented.
Applicant agencies must meet the criteria of being located in and providing service to a rural (non-metropolitan) county; or be an agency whose headquarters are in, or who can demonstrate that they serve, a designated rural census tract of a metropolitan county.
The list of Oregon's rural counties and census tracts as defined by the Office of Rural Health Policy is attached for your information.
www.oregon.gov /OOHS/SFM/FireService_Grants.shtml   (732 words)

 NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT GUIDE A List of Analytical Laboratories Serving Oregon, EM 8677
A list of laboratories approved by the Oregon Health Division for drinking water analysis can be obtained by contacting the Oregon Health Division, Drinking Water Systems, P.O. Box 14450, Portland, OR 97214-0450, or calling 503-731-4010 or 503-731-4009.
Extension work is a cooperative program of Oregon State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Oregon counties.
Oregon State University Extension Service offers educational programs, activities, and materials without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, and disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran status.
extension.oregonstate.edu /catalog/html/em/em8677   (652 words)

 Oregon Real Estate Agents, REALTORS, Oregon Homes For Sale and Property Values
Find Oregon homes for sale, Oregon real estate agents and Oregon home and property values.
I originally thought she listed my property too high, but it turned out she really knew the market.
HomeGain provides Oregon real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other realty property in Oregon.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/OR/oregon.html   (391 words)

 Oregon Data Bank
The Bureau also has a page of Oregon QuickFacts, which presents a summary of key statistics about the state.
Oregon State Fact Sheet from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.
TripCheck: Road Conditions from the Oregon Department of Transportation.
libweb.uoregon.edu /govdocs/ordb.html   (196 words)

 SearchSystems.net - The Largest Oregon Public Records Directory
Description: Search this National Association of Counties database by state and county name for a list of cities in that county-- or search for a county name by entering a city name.
Description: The properties listed on Foreclosure Free Search are a current and comprehensive inventory of foreclosures in the United States.
Search by selecting a basin, view a listing of the waterbodies, or you can view the entire 303(d) list for the state.
www.searchsystems.net /list.php?nid=46   (1228 words)

 SearchSystems.net - The Largest Oregon Counties U-Z Public Records Directory
Umatilla County Census - 1865, 1875 & 1885
Description: Search the Oregon State Archives for Umatilla County A to H Probate Records for the period 1864-1922 by name, year, record type, and/or county.
Description: Browse this list from Washington County, Oregon of the 10 Highest Risk Assessment inmates that were released from prison early.
www.searchsystems.net /list.php?nid=208   (1158 words)

 Progressive Farmer's top counties for country living - Feb. 2, 2006
The result is a list of 200 counties across the nation where city dwellers or suburbanites could ditch the rat race for quiet, clean country living.
The northern county is settled in the heart of the White Mountains, with abundant skiing, hiking and other recreational opportunities, and is also home to Ivy League Dartmouth College.
Cole said that while a lot of the people moving to the country are professionals from the city or suburbs, they aren't necessarily looking to recreate their old life with simply a different view from the kitchen window.
money.cnn.com /2006/02/01/pf/best_rural_counties/index.htm   (1030 words)

 Counties in the State of Oregon - Oregon Attorney / Lawyer Directory
Counties in the State of Oregon - Oregon Attorney / Lawyer Directory
Click on any county below to view its information and links.
The Oregon county map, can be viewed here.
oregon.statelawyers.com /Counties   (41 words)

 Oregon.gov Home Page
That invitation from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is good for the tenth annual State Parks Day, June 2nd, at all of its day-use areas, and for camping in its full hookup, electrical hookup and tent sites.
For more information on the 2007 State Parks Day, click here.
Click the "Get Adobe Reader" image to get a free download of the reader from Adobe.
www.oregon.gov   (132 words)

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