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Oregon Factoids

Capitol: Salem

Largest City: Portland

Oregon State Nickname: The Beaver State

Statehood: February 14th 1859 (#33)

Oregon State Motto: Alis Volat Propriis – “She Flies With Her Own Wings”

Oregon State Song: “Oregon, My Oregon”

Oregon State Bird: Western Meadowlark

Oregon State Animal: American Beaver Meadowlark

Oregon State Flower: Oregon Grape

Oregon State Tree: Douglas Fir

Oregon State Fish: Chinook Salmon Bass

Governor: Kate Brown (D)

Secretary of State: Dennis Richardson (R)

Senators: Ron Wyden (D) & Jeff Merkley (D)

Oregon was the first state to conduct all elections by mail in ballot

Oregon is the most equally politically divided state in the U.S.

 

No Sales Tax

Illegal to pump your own gas

Annoyed by Californians

Oregon has the lowest carbon footprint

You’ve heard of the 7 Wonders of the World? Well Oregon has its own 7 Wonders

Known for its Craft Breweries and Strip Clubs

Oregon is known as the Silicon Forest

Oregon is the largest producer and exporter of Christmas Trees

Oregon is also known for its wineries, 350 of them

Oregon has automatic voter registration when you obtain your drivers license

It is Illegal to make a U-turn in Oregon unless it is posted otherwise

It is Legal to cross at any intersection, regardless of whether or not there is a marked crosswalk

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Deming's Open Doors Realty, LLC.

555 SW Meadow Dr.

Beaverton, OR 97006

Phone: (971)708-2058

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