Online Highways Home > Oregon >

Toledo

With its roots as a logging mecca, Toledo is also becoming a cultural and recreational destination.

Search Toledo Oregon
Nestled among forested hills along the Yaquina River, Toledo is found 7 miles east of Newport and the Pacific Ocean via Highway 20.

Main Street is Americana, accented by creations from a community of artists and craftsmen. Browse through locally owned antique shops, galleries and stores, where you'll find a bounty of goods and services.

Toledo is positioned on the homestead of John Graham, a pioneer resident, who immigrated from Ohio. When the post office was establish in 1868, Joseph D. Graham, a son, named the settlement Toledo for missing Ohio. Toledo's post office was established on July 14, 1868, with William Mackey as postmaster. Toledo was designated the county seat when Lincoln County was created in 1893. In 1952, the courthouse was moved to Newport.

The lingering vitality of the logging era compliments a friendly, hometown feeling that gives Toledo its unique character.

There is also a Toledo, Illinois.

Get a FREE guide for the Oregon Coast from the Oregon Coast Visitor Association or a FREE guide for the "Heart of the Oregon Coast" from the Central Oregon Coast Association.


History Toledo Historical Museum |

See more Oregon Cities and Towns.

Request a Free copy of the Mile-by-Mile Guide to the Oregon Coast, which will be delivered to your USA postal address. Also request a free first issue of Oregon Coast magazine and sign up for coast deals.

07/23 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.