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The picturesque town of Scottsburg is located along the always scenic Hwy 38 in Douglas County. As a community on the Umpqua River, Scottsburg was once a major river port, now a quiet hide away with several historic buildings. It is situated downriver from Elkton, about 20 miles upstream from the Pacific Ocean. It was named for founder Levi Scott, who ran a mercantile business. Ocean-going schooners would sail up here and unload freight and passengers bound for the interior valleys and gold fields of southern Oregon.

Fishing for salmon and steelhead on the Umpqua is a very popular venue for visitors and residents alike.

There is also a Scottsburg, Indiana.

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12/07 Coming to The area
Spring Thaw Mountain Bike Festival Ashland OR May18-19 The Spring Thaw is Oregon's largest mountain bike event.
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.