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  Territorial Guide - Umpqua County Records
Umpqua County, the twelfth county formed in Oregon, was formed January 24, 1851 from the southern portion of Benton County and the western portion of Lane County.
Douglas County was formed in 1852 from all of the land in Umpqua County lying east of the Coast Range.
Umpqua County was the home to several tribes of Indians, including the upper and lower Umpqua, the Calapooya, the Coos, the Yoncalla, the southern Molalla, and the Coquille.
arcweb.sos.state.or.us /provisionalguide/UmpquaCounty.html   (632 words)

  
  Douglas County, Oregon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Douglas County was created on January 7, 1852, from the portion of Umpqua County which lay east of the Coast Range summit.
In 1856 the Camas Valley was annexed to Douglas County from Coos County.
In the county, the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 24.20% from 25 to 44, 26.40% from 45 to 64, and 17.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Douglas_County,_Oregon   (638 words)

  
 Douglas County History
Because the population of Umpqua County had rapidly increased and met the population requirements for a new county, a new county was created on January 7, 1852, out of that portion of Umpqua County lying east of the Coast Range.
Meanwhile, in Umpqua County the gold mining boom played out, and the population of Umpqua County decreased until finally in 1862 it was absorbed into Douglas County and ceased to exist.
Today, Douglas County covers 5,071 square miles and is bounded by Curry, Jackson, and Josephine Counties to the south; Klamath County to the east; Lane County to the north; and Coos County and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
arcweb.sos.state.or.us /county/cpdouglashome.html   (673 words)

  
 Douglas County
Because the population of Umpqua County had rapidly increased and met the population requirements for a new county, a new county was created on January 7, 1852, out of that portion of Umpqua County lying east of the Coast Range.
Meanwhile, in Umpqua County the gold mining boom played out, and the population of Umpqua County decreased until finally in 1862 it was absorbed into Douglas County and ceased to exist.
Today, Douglas County covers 5,071 square miles and is bounded by Curry, Jackson, and Josephine Counties to the south; Klamath County to the east; Lane County to the north; and Coos County and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
www.oregon.com /counties/douglas.cfm   (647 words)

  
 1889volumeIpage427-430
In pursuance of that call, a large number of citizens of Jackson county convened at the Robinson House, in Jacksonville, on January 7, 1854, to consider the propriety of, and to devise means for, organizing the new territory.
A committee of five was appointed to draft a memorial to the Legislative Assembly of Oregon, and to select ten delegates to the general convention to be held in Jacksonville, Oregon, on January 25, 1854.
The delegate to Congress from Oregon, General Lane, was opposed to the project; but the chief cause of its failure was that a large majority of the people of California, and all their representatives in Congress, were violently opposed to it.
www.usgennet.org /usa/or/county/union1/1889vol1/1889volumeIpage427-430.htm   (1730 words)

  
 Umpqua River Light House, Central Coast Oregon
The choice in Oregon was at the entrance to the Umpqua River, 19 miles north of Coos Bay.
Umpqua River Lighthouse is almost identical to Heceta Head but is slightly taller at 65 feet high.
The first one was the first lighthouse to be built on the Oregon Coast in 1857 and tmtil recently was tholight to have stood on the north side of the river.
www.fiddlersgreen.net /buildings/lighthouses/umpqua/info/info.htm   (550 words)

  
 Welcome to Umpqua Community College
Umpqua Community College is one of the most picturesque colleges in the country, nestled between beautiful tree-studded hills and overlooking a large bend in the North Umpqua River.
The college was established by a vote of greater Douglas County residents in 1964 and conducted classes in various rented facilities in Roseburg for the first few years.
Umpqua Community College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
www.umpqua.edu /Visitor/AboutUCC.htm   (459 words)

  
 About Us
The Land of Umpqua history dates back to the late 1500's, when settlers came to this area and discovered the beauty of flowing rivers and fertile farm lands that are still an agricultural bounty today.
Umpqua Dairy has continued to grow and prosper through the years being the first in the northwest to introduce the ½ gallon round ice cream container in the late 1940's, complete with the the red round Indian head logo design still reminiscent today.
Umpqua Dairy is proud to be involved in the community by sharing resources, time and expertise to build stronger local communities that provide a better quality of life for our customers, employees and the public.
www.umpquadairy.com /about_us   (811 words)

  
 Umpqua Fishing Guide
One of the prinicipal rivers of the Oregon coast, it drains an expansive network of valleys in the mountains west of the Cascade Range and south of the Willamette Valley, from which it is separated by the Calapooya Mountains.
In modern terminology, the "Umpqua Valley" is sometimes taken to refer to the populated lower reaches of the South Umpqua south of Roseburg, along the route of Interstate 5.
The North Umpqua rises from snowmelt and is considered one of the premier summer steelhead streams in the West.
www.umpquafishingguide.com   (962 words)

  
 Douglas County Oregon e-Government
The County extends from sea level at the Pacific Ocean to 9,182 foot Mt. Thielsen in the Cascade Mountains.
Umpqua Community College and the Douglas County Fairgrounds provide meeting, exhibit and convention facilities to complement the smaller meeting areas provided by some of the city's motels.
Umpqua Community College is located five miles north of Roseburg on the banks of the North Umpqua River.
www.co.douglas.or.us /overview.asp   (1761 words)

  
 Articles - Lane County, Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Although 90 percent of Lane County is forestland, Eugene and Springfield comprise the second largest urban area in Oregon.
In the county, the population is spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 12.00% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $36,942, and the median income for a family is $45,111.
www.kamero.net /articles/Lane_County,_Oregon   (729 words)

  
 Umpqua Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Umpqua Valley AVA sits between the Coast Range to the west and the Cascade Range to the east, with the Willamette Valley AVA to the north and the Rogue Valley AVA to the south.
Umpqua Valley soils are as varied as the climate.
The complex topography of the Umpqua Valley is a result of the collision of three mountain ranges of varying age and structure: the Klamath Mountains, the Coast Range and the Cascades.
www.oregonwine.org /Explore_Wine_Regions/Southern_Oregon/Umpqua_Valley   (634 words)

  
 Umpqua National Forest - About Us
While the age of the fluted points in the interior Umpqua Basin is not established, other Clovis and Folsom complexes elsewhere on the continent are generally dated to between 12,000 and 10,000 BP.
One reason for the sparsity of evidence of early occupation in the Umpqua Basin is that windblown pumice deposits from the 6845 BP eruption of Mount Mazama cover much of the Cascade uplands.
The construction of the Oregon and California Railroad in 1872 to Roseburg established a transportation system which stimulated the logging and lumbering economy of the Umpqua Valley.
www.fs.fed.us /r6/umpqua/heritage-program/cultural-history.shtml   (1365 words)

  
 Winchester Bay - the Best Kept Secret on the Oregon Coast!
At the entrance to Winchester Bay and at the mouth of the Umpqua River, stands a sentinel of the ocean, casting its red and white beams of light some 20 miles out to sea.
An earlier light structure, the first on the Oregon Coast, was built in 1857 on the south side of the river.
Camping is at the Umpqua Lighthouse State Park and county parks at Windy Cove in Winchester Bay.
www.umpqualighthouse.org   (899 words)

  
 Douglas County Roseburg, Oregon (Counties)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The county seat of Douglas County, Oregon, is Roseburg.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 101,805, an increase of 7,156 over the 1990 census.
Umpqua Community College is one of the most picturesque in the country, nestled between beautiful...
www.ohwy.com /or/y/y41019.htm   (438 words)

  
 Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds Oregon Plan Stories
The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board provided funding for this project, which built on the previous work by adding large wood and boulders to the creek.
After the placement of in-stream large wood, roughly one mile of the adjacent riparian area was manually treated to eliminate Himalayan flberry, an invasive plant that impedes the growth of native plants vital to healthy riparian areas.
French Creek is a tributary to the North Umpqua River.
www.oregon.gov /OPSW/stories/umpqua.shtml   (2353 words)

  
 Oregon Sheriffs - Douglas County
Fleming R. Hill, who moved to Oregon in 1844 after living in Virginia, Tennessee and Missouri, was the first of a string of nine Sheriffs in Douglas County in the first 10 years of the county's history.
Douglas County is named for U.S. Sen. Stephen A. Douglas, who served from 1816 to 1861 and was the Democratic candidate for the presidency against Abraham Lincoln in 1860.
The Umpqua River marks the boundary line between northern and southern Oregon and the river's entire watershed lies within the boundaries of the county.
gesswhoto.com /sheriff-douglas.html   (1624 words)

  
 Umpqua National Forest - Welcome!
The Umpqua National Forest is at the juncture of several distinct geologic provinces, providing a wide spectrum of habitat for a wide diversity of plants and wildlife.
The Umpqua National Forest had its genesis on March 2, 1907, in the setting aside of acreage in the Coast Range in Douglas County.
The Umpqua National Forest currently has 54 developed campgrounds with nearly 800 campsites, 5 historic cabins and lookouts available for rent, 350 miles of trail maintained for year-round use, 1,150 miles of roads maintained for car travel, and 4 staffed lookouts.
www.fs.fed.us /r6/umpqua   (774 words)

  
 Roseburg Oregon In Douglas County
The Umpqua National Forest currently has 54 developed campgrounds with nearly 800 campsites, 5 historic cabins and lookouts available for rent, 350 miles of trail maintained for year-round use, 1,150 miles of roads maintained for car travel, and 4 staffed lookouts.
In addition, Douglas County is home to numerous parks operated by the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, the State of Oregon, and local communities.
Oregon Dept of Fish and Wildlife viewing window at Winchester Dam, where visitors can observe salmon and steelhead in their native environment on the North Umpqua River.
southernoregon.com /roseburg   (1308 words)

  
 Umpqua
Umpqua Hot Springs is semi-enclosed by a shelter in a beautiful woodsy region of Oregon.
Umpqua's waters are just right for soaking (about 105 degrees), but the pool only holds about five folks and you might have to wait your turn on weekends.
Because of its popularity and family use, one should be prepared to wear a bathing suit at the spring.
www.nwhotsprings.net /umpqua.htm   (237 words)

  
 Umpqua Trailer Court, Oregon camping
Umpqua Trailer Court is located in a beautiful part of Oregon, with so many outdoors activities around Umpqua Trailer Court nobody could get bored.
Umpqua River, Oregon, Confluence of North and South Umpqua to Scottsburg, 27 miles away, class I-II, 84 miles long.
Umpqua River, Oregon, Sawyers Rapids, 21 miles away, class II-III, 2.3 miles long.
www.hikercentral.com /campgrounds/109941.html   (1029 words)

  
 Oregon Blue Book Douglas County
Douglas County was created in 1852 from the portion of Umpqua County which lay east of the Coast Range summit.
Douglas County extends from sea level at the Pacific Ocean to 9,182-foot Mt. Thielsen in the Cascade Range.
The Umpqua River marks the dividing line between northern and southern Oregon, and its entire watershed lies within the county’s boundaries.
www.sos.state.or.us /bbook/local/counties/counties10.htm   (239 words)

  
 Map of the Campus at Umpqua Community College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Handicapped parking spaces are distributed throughout the parking lots and may not be used except by vehicles displaying a valid handicapped vehicle permit as distributed by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.
Non-complying vehicles will be ticketed by the Douglas County Sheriff's Department and are subject to being towed away at the vehicle owner's expense.
The street in front of UCC is Umpqua College Road, and there are "No Parking" signs posted on both sides of the street.
www.umpqua.edu /Visitor/CampusMap.htm   (208 words)

  
 Umpqua Lighthouse State Park, an Oregon State Park near North Bend
Umpqua Lighthouse State Park is located less than a mile from the famous Salmon Harbor on Winchester Bay.
Oregon Dunes Vacation Rental is a sparkling three bedroom home that comfortably sleeps 8 and has 2 wonderful living rooms and a fabulous kitchen.
As you enter Umpqua Lighthouse State Park, down a winding road, the light's rainbow beacon rotates through the tall pines with an...
www.stateparks.com /umpqua_lighthouse.html   (676 words)

  
 Douglas County Oregon e-Government
Located along the 100 valleys of the Umpqua River, it is the perfect place to go for picnicking, hiking, camping, boating, fishing, jet skiing and scenic driving.
December 1, 1997 we instituted a new policy for pavilion reservations: in consideration of those groups who reserve a county park pavilion for five consecutive years, we are allowing them to make a pavilion reservation as early as December 1st of each year instead of the customary first working day of the new year.
Douglas County Parks is also host to three picturesque Reservoirs where one can enjoy fishing, boating, hiking, and water-skiing to mention just a few of the activities.
www.co.douglas.or.us /parks.asp   (946 words)

  
 Umpqua lighthouse gets my stamp of approval - OregonLive.com: Travels with Terry
At coastal Douglas County, that means seeing 616 hand-cut prisms and 24 bulls-eyes that comprise the French-built lens of the Umpqua River Lighthouse.
The county and its volunteers have been good stewards: The tower shows no signs of moisture, rust or other decay, the adjacent museum is one of the best at any Oregon lighthouse, and the gift shop overflows with lighthouse art and trinkets.
Oregon State Parks operates the nearby Umpqua Lighthouse State Park, a welcome forested campground in a coastal area that tends to be dominated by gravel RV parks.
blog.oregonlive.com /terryrichard/2007/07/umpqua_lighthouse.html   (1114 words)

  
 South Umpqua Oregon
To the west lies the irregular and deeply dissected terrain of the Umpqua drainage.
The center of a thriving lumber industry and home to some of the area's earliest pioneers, the community is deeply steeped in the history of early Oregon.
The Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History contains exhibits ranging from a prized, million-year-old saber-toothed tiger to historic artifacts, to exhibits on indigenous botany, geology and zoology.
members.wizzards.net /~n7jcz/oregon/camping.html   (599 words)

  
 Umpqua Drug Rehab Umpqua,Oregon Drug Rehab Treatment Drug Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment Centers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Oregon is a source of marijuana and has a growing number of clandestine methamphetamine laboratories.
The Oregon Consumer Network Project plans to utilize funds to train consumers to serve on advisory committees and become board members to effect policies to will impact their lives.
As co-sponsers, the Oregon Partnership and the OR Dept. of Human Services will hold the Northwest Regional Prevention Conference as a catalyst in bringing together the many facets and faces of a community that need to work together to adress AOD problems at the family, school, community, state, and regional levels.
www.addictionca.com /contact2.htm?state=Oregon&city=Umpqua   (6518 words)

  
 Douglas County Recycle
Douglas County was created on January 7, 1852, from the portion of Umpqua County which lay east of the Coast Range summit.
Oregon its self is also down to an average of less then 12 percent.
And in 20-30 years when these employees of the State and County that used our tax dollars poorly will be paid for sitting in their rocking chairs collection a pension, well we expect that a job was done well to collect it....
www.douglasrecycle.com /index.html   (1120 words)

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