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Car Shipping Companies: Oregon

It is the 9th largest state in the country, amounting to 98,381 square miles (254,805 km2), though is ranked only the 27th most populated with only 3.7 million people. This means the population density is quite low.
The most populated city is Portland, which is located north of Salem and near the border with Washington. The city is known as “The City of Roses” because of its history of rose-growing due to the favorable climate here. Portland was named by Francis W. Pettygrove of Portland, Maine who won a coin toss to name the city after his home-town.
Oregon’s climate is influenced, particularly along the western edge, by the Pacific Ocean and is characterized here by mild and wet weather. In contrast, further inland areas are deserts which have little rainfall. Salem has an average July high of 82F (27.7C) and a January low of 34F (1C).
Oregon’s nickname is the “Beaver State” and the American Beaver is also the state animal.
Oregon was the 33rd state to be admitted to the Union, when it joined on February 4, 1859.

Where to get more information about Oregon:


State of Oregon Website
TravelOregon.com – an official website of the Oregon Travel Commission
County Maps Oregon
USGS real-time, geographic, and other scientific resources of Oregon
Oregon State Facts

Oregon is the perfect place to raise your family. Natural beauty will astound even the smallest eyes. Mountains and valleys will show you that it does not have to be flat to build on. There are lots of places to visit before you will feel a part of the state, but you will never find yourself bored.