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Named for its location on Silver Creek, Silverton is a Marion County community 15 miles east of the state capital in Salem along Hwy 213.

The first pioneers came to the banks of the Silver Creek, following timber and water power, in the 1800s. Silverton was incorporated in 1885.

Today, the success of the Oregon Garden of a partnership between the Garden, a private enterprise attracting tourists to botanical displays, and the City of Silverton. The historic downtown district and the beautiful mansions perched on the hills surrounding downtown bring thousands of visitors to the city. Many of the stately homes have become bed and breakfast establishments, where visitors can stoll the beautiful historic distric.

Popular attractions for Silverton include: Silver Falls State Park, Gallon House Bridge, Overfield Covered Pedestrian Bridge, Mt. Angel Abbey and the Brush Creek Playhouse.

Silverton is part of the Salem, Oregon metro area.

There is also a Silverton Colorado.


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11/18 Coming to The area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
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.
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.