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  2. Oregon Territory - Wikipedia

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    The Territory of Oregon originally encompassed all of the present-day states of Idaho, Oregon and Washington, as well as those parts of present-day Montana and Wyoming west of the Continental Divide. Its southern border was the 42nd parallel north (the boundary of the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819), and it extended north to the 49th parallel.

  3. Vanport, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    History. Vanport construction began in August 1942 to house the workers at the wartime Kaiser Shipyards in Portland and Vancouver, Washington.Vanport—a portmanteau of "Vancouver" and "Portland"—was home to 40,000 people, about 40 percent of them African-American, making it Oregon's second-largest city at the time, and the largest public housing project in the nation.

  4. List of counties in Oregon - Wikipedia

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    Map Baker County: 001: Baker City: 1862: Eastern portion of Wasco County: Edward Dickinson Baker, a senator from Oregon who was killed at Ball's Bluff, a battle of the American Civil War: 16,847: 3,068 sq mi (7,946 km 2) Benton County: 003: Corvallis: 1847: Polk County: Thomas Hart Benton (1782–1858), a U.S. senator who advocated U.S. control ...

  5. Bellevue, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    Bellevue is an unincorporated rural community in Yamhill County, Oregon, United States.It is named for the French words for "beautiful view". It is not known who named the community, but it was settled in about 1860, and a previous post office in the area was named "Muddy".

  6. Flag of Oregon - Wikipedia

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    The winning design was created by Randall Gray, a map maker for Clackamas County. In his design, Gray emphasized the beaver found on the current flag's reverse. The star represents Oregon's place in the Union while the green represents the natural wilderness and forests of Oregon.

  7. Powell Butte, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    Powell Butte is an unincorporated community in Crook County, Oregon, United States, and named after the nearby Powell Buttes. It is on Oregon Route 126 west of Prineville and east of Redmond . [3] Powell Butte post office was established in 1909.

  8. Chemult, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    Chemult / ʃ ɛ ˈ m oʊ l t / is an unincorporated community in Klamath County, Oregon, United States, on U.S. Route 97 near the drainage divide between the Klamath and Columbia Rivers. Chemult has a population of about 300 people. Chemult's elevation is 4,764 feet (1,452 m).

  9. List of hospitals in Oregon - Wikipedia

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    Clackamas: Clackamas: Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center: 182: 196: Coos Bay: Coos: Bay Area Hospital: 129: 172: 3 Coquille: Coos: Coquille Valley Hospital: 25: 25: 4