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  2. Oregon City, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    Known in recent decades as the site of several large paper mills on the Willamette River, the city played a significant role in the early history of the Oregon Country.It was established by Hudson's Bay Company's Dr. John McLoughlin in 1829 near the confluence of the Clackamas River with the Willamette to take advantage of the power of Willamette Falls to run a lumber mill.

  3. Pacific University - Wikipedia

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    Pacific University has four campuses across Oregon, in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene, and Woodburn. It also maintains satellite locations in Portland and Honolulu, Hawai'i. Pacific's Eugene campus is a single building that houses a portion of the College of Education; in 2013, Pacific opened a campus in Woodburn to provide further ...

  4. Cave Junction, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    Cave Junction is a city in Josephine County, Oregon, United States.As of the 2020 census, the city population was 1,995. Its motto is the "Gateway to the Oregon Caves", and the city got its name by virtue of its location at the junction of Redwood Highway (U.S. Route 199) and Caves Highway (Oregon Route 46).

  5. Oregon Coast - Wikipedia

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    The Oregon Coast is a coastal region of the U.S. state of Oregon.It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to its west and the Oregon Coast Range to the east, and stretches approximately 362 miles (583 km) from the California state border in the south to the Columbia River in the north.

  6. Portland Union Station - Wikipedia

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    Portland Union Station is a train station in Portland, Oregon, United States, situated near the western shore of the Willamette River in Old Town Chinatown.It serves as an intermediate stop for Amtrak's Cascades and Coast Starlight routes and, along with King Street Station in Seattle, is one of two western termini of the Empire Builder.

  7. Willamette Meteorite - Wikipedia

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    A lawsuit was filed against the newspaper in Oregon Circuit Court and failed. [25] A 4.5-ounce (130 g), 7.5-inch (19 cm) piece of the meteorite, also with a Macovich Collection provenance, was purchased in a 2006 auction and was displayed at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon until it was returned to the Confederated ...

  8. Linn County, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    Linn County is one of the 36 counties in the U.S. state of Oregon.As of the 2020 census, the population was 128,610. The county seat is Albany. The county is named in honor of Lewis F. Linn, a U.S. Senator from Missouri who advocated the American settlement of the Oregon Country.

  9. Yachats, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    Yachats (/ ˈ j ɑː h ɑː t s / YAH-hahts) is a small coastal city in the southernmost area of Lincoln County, Oregon, United States.According to Oregon Geographic Names, the name comes from the Siletz language and means "dark water at the foot of the mountain".