Springfield, separated from its sister city of Eugene by the Willamette River, is a major center for the state's forest products industry. It also is an access point to the McKenzie River along Highway 126, which offers Fishing and Whitewater Rafting amid striking scenery. Island Park on the Willamette River and Willamalane Park are popular picnic spots.
While situated in Lane County, Springfield enjoys a great local business climate and the community's key role and strategic location in Oregon's second largest metropolitan area of 225,000 people.
There's also easy access to nearby world-class educational resources at the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, and nationally ranked Lane Community College.
Springfield was settled by Elias and Mary Briggs and their family in 1848. In 1852, Mr. Briggs began to build the town. The town was platted in 1856 and incorporated as a city on February 25, 1885.
Springfield is part of the Eugene-Springfield, Oregon metro area.
There is also a Springfield, Colorado.
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11/29 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.