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Surrounded by farmlands, forests and mountains, Eugene is the seat of Lane County at the confluence of the Willamette River and McKenzie River. It lies along Interstate 5, between Salem and Roseburg, in the Willamette Basin.

Settled in 1846 and named after Eugene F. Skinner, the original settler, Eugene was plotted in 1852 and again in 1853 on a higher elevation. It was incorporated in 1862. The city flourished as a regional lumbering and agricultural hub following the railroad's arrival in 1871.

Today Eugene, population 137,893, is a major lumber and wood products center. Eugene has long been considered one of the state's most diverse cities recreationally. The city features 250 miles of bicycle trails and water sports opportunities can be found along the Willamette River. Eugene is listed in the June 2002 issue of Bike magazine as "One of the five best Mountain Biking Towns in America"

.The city is the home of the University of Oregon.

Eugene is part of the Eugene-Springfield, Oregon metro area.

Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival | Eugene Parks & Recreation Department | Lane County |
Antique shops and shows Heidi Becker Antiques |
Art Aperture Photographics | Jacobs Gallery | Willamette Repertory Theatre | Fern Ridge Lake |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns The Secret Garden |
Education Eugene Bible College | Jefferson Middle School | George E Owen Memorial Rose Garden | Hendricks Park Rhododendron Garden |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Ambrosia Restaurant and Bar | Cafe Paradiso | Jade Palace Chinese Food | Rennie's Landing Restaraunt | Terpening Terrace | Ye Olde Pancake House |
Golf Hampton Inn Eugene | Riveridge Golf Course and Driving Range | Sacred Heart Medical Center |
History Lane County Historical Museum | Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House |
Public Libraries Eugene Public Library |
Motels, Hotels, and Resorts Best Western New Oregon Motel | Chambers House Victorian Inn | Deschutes River Lodges | Nite Inn | Quality Inn & Suites | Valley River Inn | Travel Lane County |
Oregon State Parks Browns Landing |
Real Estate Frontier Home Mortgage | Lee Seaton Realtor | LeRoy W. Culley Real Estate Appraiser | Lori Spohn Realtor | Michele Bodner Realtor | Property Management Concepts | Ric & Nancy Magatelli Realty | Rosemary and Kimberly Crieger Reality | Simon Smith REALTOR | The Sohlman Group of Re/Max Integrity | Windermere Jean Tate Real Estate |
RV campgrounds and dealers Camp Avalon | Richardson Park and Campground |
Science The Science Factory | Univ of Oregon Museum of Natural History | Willamette National Forest |
Shopping Harvest Woodcraft | Inda Farm Enterprises | Northwest Peddlers | Shamrock Flowers & Gifts |
Sports and Sporting Events Berg's Ski Shop | Crux Rock Climbing Gym | Eugene Skin Diver's Supply | Hileman Landing | Kirk Park | Orchard Point Park | Shotgun Creek OHV Area |
Theaters McDonald Theatre |
Transportation Eugene Airport |
Vacation Rentals Key-Sea Koast House |
Wildlife Viewing Bob Houghton Guided Fishing Trips | Cascades Raptor Center | Eugene Animal Hospital | Howard Buford Recreation Area | Mount Pisgah Arboretum | Zumwalt Park - At Fern Ridge Reservoir |

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09/24 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.