Dexter is located in Lane County
, along Hwy 58 between Eugene
. Also situated along the banks of the Middle Fork Willamette River and Dexter Reseroir.
The Lost Valley Intentional Community is a popular attraction within the Dexter area.
Originally called Butte Disappointment, it was renamed Dexter in 1875, to commemorate the "Dexter" brand cookstove of the first postmaster.
There is also a Dexter, Maine.
Dexter is part of the Eugene-Springfield, Oregon metro area.
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12/11 Coming to The area
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Rhododendron Days Florence OR May17-19 The annual celebration of the blooming of rhododendrons along the central Oregon Coast.
Bohemia Mining Days Cottage Grove OR July18-21 Prospectors' breakfast, miners' parade, food booths, gold panning, a pow wow, carnival, kiddie parade, street dance, and more.
The Oregon Jamboree Sweet Home OR August2-4 Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the the Oregon Jamboree has 2 stages, 22 shows, 1 sweet weekend.