Facts About Oregon

If you’re considering purchasing Central Oregon Real Estate, you might enjoy some fun trivia about your new home. 🙂

Oregon was admitted to Statehood on February 14th, 1859 as the 33rd state.

It’s bordered by Washington to the north, Idaho to the east, Nevada and California to the south and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

The state flower is the “Oregon Grape”.

It’s nickname is “Beaver State”.

Oregon’s state flag pictures a beaver on its reverse side. It is the only state flag to carry two separate designs.

Oregon has more ghost towns than any other state.

Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States and is formed in the remains of an ancient volcano.

Eugene was the first city to have one-way streets.

The hazelnut is Oregon’s official state nut. Oregon is the only state that has an official state nut.

Oregon’s state birthday is on February 14, Valentine’s Day.

Navy blue and gold are Oregon’s official state colors.

The Chinook salmon is Oregon’s official state fish.

Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States at 1,943 feet maximum depth.

Oregon has one city named Sisters and another called Brothers.

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