Portland – Portland has a thriving music and arts scene, with many popular indie rock bands hailing from the city. It is the largest city in the state of Oregon. Portland is known for its home brewed beers, as well as its parks, and the city has the most parks per capita in the US.
Eugene – The average rainfall in Eugene is about 50 inches per year. The city is home to the University of Oregon. Eugene is known as the track capital of the world, and Nike shoes originated there.
Salem – Salem is the capital city of Oregon. The city is named after the Hebrew word Shalom, which means peace. Salem has had three different capital buildings; the third was built in 1938 and is still used today.
Medford – Medford is divided in two by interstate I-5, which was built in the 1950’s. Medford’s sister city is Alba, Italy. The city has a population of around 63,150 according to the 2000 US Census.
Astoria – Astoria’s main income is from lumber and seaports, as it is a major port for cruise ships. The city was the background for many movies including The Goonies and The Ring Two.
Coos Bay – Coos Bay is located on the mouth of the Coos River on the Pacific Ocean. In 1942, a mountain nearby was the first area of the US mainland to be bombed by the Japanese in World War II. Coos Bay’s Egyptian Theatre was built in 1925 and is still used today.
Pendleton – Pendleton was once known for its red light district, when it had over 20 brothels in the city. It was also known as a place for manufacturing Indian blankets and men’s shirts in the late 1800’s.
Albany – Albany is known as the rare metals capitol of the world, with high productions of titanium and zirconium. Albany was officially named as a city in 1864.
Roseburg – Although lumber was a main source of income for Roseburg, the recent popularity of wine has made it the number one product from the city. Roseburg has a total population of about 20,000.
Klamath Falls – The city of Klamath Falls has the worst unemployment rate in the state of Oregon. The city is home to the Oregon Institute of Technology, and potatoes are a main product.
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