~ The population of Oregon is 3.4 million, with 1.5 million living in the Portland area.

~Oregonhas no sales tax.

~ There are more than 6,000 lakes and 112,000 miles of rivers and streams inOregon.

~ Nearly half of Oregon’s total area is forested – close to 30 million acres.

~ At 1,932 feet, Crater Lake, located in Southern Oregon is the deepest lake in the United States.

~ Located in the Northeastern corner of the state, Hell’s Canyon is the deepest river-carved gorge in North America. At 7,900 feet, it’s deeper than the Grand Canyon.

~ There are nine lighthouses and one light ship along the Oregon Coast.

~Oregon grows 99 percent of the entire U.S. commercial crop of hazenuts.

~ You may not pump your own in Oregon.

By daryl

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