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The county seat of Marion County and capitol city of Oregon is Salem. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 272,760, an increase of 44,277 over the 1990 census. Over 250,000 people live in the 1,194 square miles that make up Marion County. This area, at the northern end of the Willamette Valley, was settled even before the Oregon Trail opened Oregon to large scale settlement.

For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.

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Location: Salem Oregon

Other Oregon Counties nearby:
(Corvallis) Benton County
(Corvallis) Benton County
(Oregon City) Clackamas County
(Albany) Linn County
(Albany) Linn County
(Salem) Marion County


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10/18 Coming to The Salem 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.