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Oregon Almanac: State Facts and Figures
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||Alis Volat Propriis Latin: (She flies with her own wings)
|Location & Region
||44.92450 N, 123.02205 W
||February 14, 1859
||35.64 sq mi.
|Portland, Eugene, Salem, Gresham, Beaverton
||California - Idaho - Nevada - Washington Coastline: 296 mi.
|Number of Counties
||36 Counties in Oregon
||435 sq mi.
||Pacific Standard Time
Oregon Climate and Weather
|Weather varies significantly across Oregon, but overall, winters are often cool and wet, with summers dry and warm.
Mean temperatures average 38 degrees in January and 67 degrees in July. Cooler condition exist in the east and southeast, while it's warmer in the southwest.
About 50% of all precipitations falls in winter. Amounts vary from 8 inches annually in the drier plateau regions east of the Cascades, to as much as 200 inches in the higher elevation of the Coast Range mountains.
Snow amounts approach 350 to 550 inches annually in the Cascades.
August 10, 1938 - Pendleton
February 10, 1933 - Seneca
|Avg Temp: High - Low
Oregon Highest, Lowest, and Mean Elevations (Feet)
Oregon Land Area (Square Miles)
||25 miles SSE of Prineville
|Forested Land Area3
(Length - Width)
|Source: (U.S. Census, April 1, 2000)
1. Dry land and land temporarily or partially covered by water, such as marshland, swamps, etc.; streams and canals under one-eighth statute mile wide; and lakes, reservoirs, and ponds under 40 acres.
2. Permanent inland water surface, such as lakes, reservoirs, and ponds having an area of 40 acres or more; streams, sloughs, estuaries, and canals one-eighth statute mile or more in width; deeply indented embayments and sounds, and other coastal waters behind or sheltered by headlands or islands separated by less than 1 nautical mile of water, and islands under 40 acres in area. Excludes areas of oceans, bays, sounds, etc. lying within U.S. jurisdiction but not defined as inland water.
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