Oregon State Government

Oregon’s origin is less clear, although some scholars point to Algonquin as the source.

Capital: Salem

Largest Cities: Altamont, Ashland, Astoria, Beaverton, Bend, Canyonville, Coos Bay, Corvallis, Eugene, Gresham, La Grand, Mt. Hood, Ontario, Portland, Prairie City

Present Constitution Drafted: 1859

Entered Union: February 14, 1859 (35)

Motto: “She flies with her own wings”

State Flower: Oregon Grape

State Tree: Douglas Fir

State Bird: Western Meadowlark

State Dog: Not Specified

State Insect: Oregon Swallowtail Butterfly

State Song: “Oregon, My Oregon”

Nickname: Beaver State