Monday, December 19, 2016

6 Chilly Facts about Oregon

Voodoo Doughnuts box, Portland
1. Oregon's nickname is "The Beaver State."

2. Portland, the state's most populous city, is home to the flagship location of Voodoo Doughnuts. The city also requires residents over 18 to pay an arts tax.

pass near Mount Hood, Oregon
3. The state is the top timber producer among the lower 48 states, Douglas fir is the state tree, and Oregon leads the United States in softwood lumber production.

4. Voting by mail is the only method of voting

5. Mount Hood is the highest point in the state (11,249 feet above sea level).

Chinatown in Old Town Portland, Oregon
6. The Chinatown in Portland's Old Town neighborhood was Japantown before World War II.

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