Saturday, January 26, 2008


Capital Salem
Area 97,073 sq mi
251,419 sq km
(2000 census) 3,421,399
Major Cities
(2000 census) Portland (529,121), Eugene (137,893),
Salem (136,924), Gresham (90,205),
Beaverton (76,129)
Major Rivers Columbia, Snake, Willamette, Deschutes, John Day, Owyhee
Highest Point Mt. Hood
11,239 feet
3,426 meters
Industry lumber and wood products, tourism, food processing, paper products, machinery, scientific instruments
Agriculture beef cattle, vegetables, greenhouse and nursery products, fruits and nuts, dairy products, wheat, hay
Minerals and Resources forests, water, limestone, crushed stone, construction sand and gravel, portland cement