The Beaver State
- State Site: Official Web Site of the State of Oregon
- Capital City:
- Oregon City, 1849-1851. Salem, 1851-1859. Corvallis, 1855 (six months). Salem, since 1859.
- Salem Apartments
- Postal: OR
- Traditional: Ore. or Oreg.
- Admission to Union:
- Adoption Records: Oregon Adoption Records
- Ancestry / Genealogy:
- Apartments: Oregon Apartments
- Area Codes: Oregon Area Codes
- Biographies: Notable Oregonians
- Birth Records: Birth Certificates
- Border States:
- Citizens: Oregon Citizens
- Climate: Climatology For Oregon
- Constitution: Oregon Constitution, 33rd state to enter the Union.
- County Profile: Oregon Counties
- Courts: Oregon Courts
- Current Events: Oregon News
- Death Records: Death Certificates
- Department of: State Government Agencies
- Driving: Office of Driver Services
- Agriculture: Greenhouse and nursery products are Oregon's most valuable agricultural
sector. Oregon farmers produce daffodils, gladioli, irises, lilies, peonies and tulips for bulbs. Ranking
second is the timber harvest. The most important trees are the douglas fir and ponderosa pine. Oregon
is a leading producer of Christmas trees. Beef cattle and milk are important livestock products. Other
livestock products are sheep, chickens and hogs. Wheat is the state's most valuable field crop followed
by hay, barley and oats. Oregon's a top vegetable-producing state and delivers a large potato crop.
Green peas, onions, snap beans, sweet corn, hops, sugar beets and, of course, hazelnuts (filberts) are
other Oregon crops. Oregon is also a top producer of berries, pears, plums and cherries. Apples are
also grown in the state. Oregon produces almost all of the country's seed for bentgrass, fescue,'
ryegrass, crimson clover, Kentucky and merion bluegrasses and orchardgrass and... Oregon is a leader
in the production of peppermint oil.
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- Manufacturing: In Oregon, the leading manufactured products are electronic
equipment including oscilloscopes, computer video display monitors, calculators, printer components,
microprocessors and communication microchips. Following the high-tech component industry is the wood
processing industry where manufactured products include plywood, veneer and particleboard. Oregon
leads the states in lumber production. Food processing is the third-ranking manufacturing activity in
the state. The most important products in this sector are frozen fruits and vegetables. Other
processed foods include baked goods, beverages and canned goods.
- Fishing: The big catches of the day in Oregon are albacore tuna, crab, groundfish,
shrimp and whiting.
- Mining: About 75% of Oregon's mining income is generated by the mining of sand
and gravel, for roadbeds, and stone. Oregon is a leading producer of pumice stone. Other mined products
are clays, diatomite, gold and semiprecious gems.
- Services: The community, business and personal services group accounts for the
greatest income in the services industry. Services in this group include private health care, hotels
and motels, law firms, engineering companies and repair shops. Ranking second is the wholesale trade
(foreign automobile imports, wheat and forest product exports, athletic shoes, sportswear) and retail
trade (department stores, food stores) industry. Third place in the services industry is the finance,
insurance and real estate group fueled by the development of retirement villages and vacation resorts.
- Genealogical Resources:
- Geographic Center: Oregon Geography
- Highest Point: Mount Hood, 11,239 feet above sea level.
- Highway Markers: Oregon
- Judiciary: Oregon Courts
- Largest Cities: 10 Largest Cities
- Laws: Oregon Revised Statutes
- Legislature: Oregon Citizen Legislature
- Library: Oregon State Library
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- License Plates: Oregon
- Lottery: Oregon Lottery
- Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean, sea level.
- Maps: Oregon Maps
- Marriage: Oregon Marriage Certificates
- Motor Vehicles: Division of Motor Vehicles
- Museums: Oregon Museums
- National Forests:
- National Parks: National Parks in Oregon
- Natural Resources: Oregon can count among its natural resources dense forests (almost 1/10
of the country's timber), small deposits of a wide variety of minerals, an abundant supply of water and fertile
- Newspapers: Oregon
- Nickname: for Oregon
- Non-transients: Find A Grave
- Online Services: Online Services
- Origin of State's name: Oregon
- Political Cartoons: PoliticalCartoons.com
- Road Side America: Oregon
- Senior Citizens: Oregon Senior Services
- Song: Oregon, My Oregon
- State Parks: Oregon State Parks
- State Quarter: Oregon
- Symbols: Oregon Symbols
- Tax Forms:
- Topography: State Topography Image: Oregon
- Unclaimed Funds: Unclaimed Property
- Veteran Affairs: Department of Veterans' Affairs
- Vital Records: Oregon Vital Statistics Data
- Voting: Voter Information
- Web Cams: Oregon Webcams
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