List of regions of Oregon Article

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This is a list of regions in the U.S. state of Oregon.

List

Region Location Map Principal communities Population Notes
Central Oregon Deschutes, Crook, Jefferson counties Central Oregon.svg Bend, Redmond, Madras, Prineville 219,564
(2015 est.) [1]
Minimal definition. Sometimes includes north to the Columbia River and south to the border with California.
Eastern Oregon Baker, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa counties Eastern Oregon.png Hermiston, Pendleton, La Grande, Ontario, Baker City 181,137
(2015 est.) [1]
Minimal definition. Sometimes includes west to the Cascade Range.
Northwest Oregon Clatsop, Columbia, and Tillamook counties Northwest Oregon.svg Astoria, St. Helens, Scappoose, Tillamook 113,084
(2015 est.) [1]
Minimal definition. Sometimes includes parts of Washington County.
Southeastern Oregon/ Oregon Outback Harney, Klamath, Lake, and Malheur counties Southeastern Oregon.svg Klamath Falls, Lakeview, Burns, Ontario 111,425
(2015 est.) [1]
Southern Oregon Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties Southern Oregon.svg Medford, Grants Pass, Roseburg, Klamath Falls 471,013
(2015 est.) [1]
Minimal definition. Sometimes includes Coos, Curry, and Lake counties.
Western Oregon West of the Cascades, Lane County and north Regions of Oregon.svg Portland, Salem, Eugene 3,010,021
(2015 est.) [1]
Minimal definition. Sometimes includes Southern Oregon. Area on the map highlighted in blue.
Applegate Valley Southwestern Jackson and eastern Josephine counties along the Applegate River Applegate River Watershed.png Applegate, Ruch Not available
Cascade Range Cascade Mountains Cascaderangemap.jpg N/A Not available
Catlow Valley Southwestern Harney County Map of Catlow Valley, Oregon.jpg Blitzen (formerly) Not available
Columbia Plateau Northeastern area around the Columbia River PacificNW volcanics.png Hermiston, Hood River, Pendleton, The Dalles, Milton-Freewater Not available Area on the map highlighted in green. Partly in Washington.
Columbia River Gorge Parts of Multnomah, Hood River, and Wasco counties Wpdms nasa topo columbia river gorge.jpg Hood River, The Dalles Not available
Eagle Valley Eastern Baker County Eagle Valley location in Baker County, Oregon.png Richland, New Bridge, Sparta Not available
French Prairie Northern Marion County French Prairie.png Woodburn, Aurora, Butteville, Donald, Gervais, Hubbard, Saint Louis, St. Paul Not available
Goose Lake Valley Southern Lake County Goose Lake Valley, Oregon.PNG Lakeview 7,829
(Lake County 2015 est.) [1]
Partly in California.
Harney Basin Northern and central Harney County Wpdms shdrlfi020l harney basin.jpg Burns, Hines 7,200
(Harney County 2015 est.) [1]
High Desert Southeastern Oregon Map of Oregon High Desert Country.jpg Bend, Burns, Lakeview, Prineville, Redmond Not available
Hood River Valley Hood River County Map of Oregon highlighting Hood River County.svg Hood River 23,137
(Hood River County 2015 est.) [1]
Klamath Basin Southern Klamath County Klamath Basin.jpg Klamath Falls, Altamont 66,016
(Klamath County 2015 est.) [1]
Also extends into California.
Mount Hood Corridor Clackamas County along U.S. 26 Map of the Mount Hood Corridor.png Government Camp, Mount Hood Village, Sandy Not available
Oregon Coast Areas bordering the Pacific Ocean Oregon Coast.png Astoria, Tillamook, Lincoln City, Newport, Florence, Coos Bay, Brookings Not available Itself divided into three sub-regions, highlighted on map.
Portland metropolitan area Area around Portland Portland metro area.png Portland, Gresham, Hillsboro, Beaverton 1,918,394
(2015 est.) [1] [2]
Also includes parts of Southwest Washington
Rogue Valley Along the Rogue River in Jackson and Josephine counties Map of Oregon highlighting Rogue Valley.png Medford, Ashland, Grants Pass 297,312
(Jackson/Josephine counties, 2015 est.) [1]
Treasure Valley Along the Snake River in northeastern Malheur County Treasure Valley.png Ontario, Nyssa, Vale Not available Mostly in Idaho.
Trout Creek Mountains Southern Malheur and Harney counties No image.svg McDermitt Not available Partly in Nevada.
Tualatin Valley Along the Tualatin River in Washington and Clackamas counties Wpdms shdrlfi020l tualatin river.jpg Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood, Beaverton, Aloha, Hillsboro, Forest Grove, West Linn Not available
Umpqua Valley Douglas County Umpqua River watershed.png Roseburg Not available
Wallowa Valley Wallowa County along the Wallowa River Map of Oregon highlighting Wallowa County.svg Enterprise, Joseph, Lostine, Wallowa 6,856
(Wallowa County 2015 est.) [1]
Warner Valley Southeastern Lake County around the Warner Lakes Warner Valley, Oregon.PNG Adel, Plush Not available
Willamette Valley Area along the Willamette River Small-Oregon-Map.png Portland, Salem, Albany, Corvallis, Eugene Not available

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "County Totals Dataset: Population, Population Change and Estimated Components of Population Change: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on July 8, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016.
  2. ^ Not including Washington areas of the metropolitan area.