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Oregon Facts

The White River with Mt. Hood in the background. (Photo courtesy John Pedersen)

The White River with Mt. Hood in the background. (Photo courtesy John Pedersen)

Facts come in all shapes and sizes. From state symbols to biographical sketches of notable Oregonians to descriptions of the state's economy, this section covers many facets of life in Oregon. It also includes a number of exhibits that help to interpret the Oregon experience.

 

Almanac

State symbols, Olympians, state maps, and much more.

 

Notable Oregonians

Biographical sketches of notable people with ties to the state.

 

Economy

Analysis of Oregon's economy including employment, income, and revenue.

 

Web exhibits

Scenic Oregon tour, Capitol tour, protecting Oregon beaches, woman suffrage centennial, Blue Book centennial, and five other colorful exhibits.

 

Oregon's Capital

A description of Oregon's capital city, Salem.

 

State buildings

Addresses, maps, and construction dates for major state buildings.

 

 

Also see the Explore Oregon section for much more.