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The community of Umpqua is located in Douglas County, along the banks of the Umpqua River. This small town is also situated a few miles west of Sutherlin along Fort McKay Rd.

Umpqua is a historic name in the state. It was used by the Indians to refer to the locality of the Umpqua River. In the summer of 1850, a party of prospectors originally planning to visit the Klamath River, explored the Umpqua River and established Umpqua City on August 5, 1850. Umpqua City post office was established on September 26, 1851, with Amos E. Rogers postmaster.

Umpqua | Location:Umpqua Oregon 97486

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02/19 Coming to The Umpqua 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.
Azalea Festival Brookings OR May24-26 The community-wide festival includes a parade, street fair, art show, car show, flower & quilt shows, breakfasts and BBQ's