Fun Facts Hells Canyon is the deepest river gorge in the United States. At 1949 feet deep, Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States. The Oregon state flag has a beaver on the back. The University of Oregon mascot is the Ducks. Oregon has the most ghost towns of any state.
The Beaver State
Oregon is known as the ” Beaver State .” was chosen state bird in 1927 by Oregon’s school children in a poll sponsored by the Oregon Audubon Society.
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It is illegal to place a container filled with human fecal matter on the side of any highway. Babies may not be carried on the running boards of a car. Drivers may not pump their own gas. One may not bathe without wearing “suitable clothing,” i.e., clothing that covers one’s body from neck to knee.
Table of Contents: Here’re 10 most affordable places you should know before moving to Oregon. Coos Bay . Woodburn . Baker City. Hermiston . Dallas . McMinnville. Ontario.
Oregon does have laws related to distracted driving , but not related to eating and driving . That means that it is not technically illegal to eat or drink while driving in Oregon (as long as the beverage is non-alcoholic).
After all, Seattle isn’t known for emeralds. Seattle is called the Emerald City because the city and surrounding areas are filled with greenery all year round, even in the winter due to all the evergreen trees in the area. The nickname comes directly from this greenery.
Stumptown . Stumptown was coined in a period of phenomenal growth in Portland after 1847. The city was growing so rapidly that the stumps of trees were left behind until manpower could be spared to remove them. In some areas the stumps remained for so long that locals whitewashed them to make them more visible.
Oregon’s safest community is Newberg-Dundee, actually two cities in the Portland area combined for statistical purposes. Newberg-Dundee logged an impressive violent crime rate of 1.42 per 1,000 inhabitants. Lake Oswego is Oregon’s second safest city.
In summary, here is a list of the 10 best places to live in Oregon. West Linn . Lake Oswego . Tualatin. Milwaukie . Sherwood. Tigard. Scappoose. Bend.
These 10 Cities In Oregon Have The Best Weather In The Entire State 8) Bonanza. 7) Altamont . 6) Merrill. Wikipedia/ Snackateria. 5) Hines . Wikipedia/ Finetooth. 4) Crane. Wikipedia/ Finetooth. 3) Chiloquin . Flickr/ Michael (a.k.a. moik) McCullough. 2) Malin . Flickr/ Bruce Fingerhood. 1) Klamath Falls . Flickr/ Jasperdo.