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Swisshome, located 8 miles northeast of Mapleton in Lane County, is situated within the Siuslaw National Forest along Highway 36 and the Siuslaw River.

The name Swisshome originated in 1902 because of a Swiss family who lived where The Old Murphy Mill is located today. The Heinrich Zweidler Family established the Post Office, where Mr. Zweidler was Postmaster. Before the town became Swisshome it was known as Norwood.

Swisshome has a population of 399, an Elevation is 419 feet above sea level, and is situated 22 miles from Florence.

Swisshome | Location: Swisshome Oregon 97480

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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.