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Dexter is located in Lane County, along Hwy 58 between Eugene and Oakridge. 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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10/18 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.