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Facts about Oregon

October 22nd, 2010 - 3:38 PM

Facts about Oregon: did you know…

Oregon is a state that has it all— the western coastline, beautiful mountains, and thriving cities.  If you're moving to Oregon, you have lots to look forward to!  Since we know you'll want to fit right in with the locals, U-Pack has gathered a few little-known facts about Oregon to help you out.

Facts about Oregon:

  • Nike, Inc., the most widely recognized sports brand in the world, is headquartered in Washington County, Oregon.
  • Beverly Cleary, author of the popular 'Ramona Quimby' book series, is originally from Portland, Oregon— you'll even find statues of the famous characters in Portland's Grant Park.
  • You may already know that Eugene, Oregon is home to the University of Oregon, but did you know it's also the college attended by track superstar Steve Prefontaine?
    We know there are endless tips and interesting tidbits about Oregon that we can't possibly fit into one blog post— but we still want to hear about them! Leave a comment on the U-Pack City Reviews Forum to let us know all the local facts about Oregon.

In the meantime, make your move to Oregon easy and affordable with U-Pack. Service centers in Portland and Eugene provide coverage if you're moving to the western half of the state, while the terminal in Boise, ID can help with moves to the eastern portion of the Beaver State. 

For a free moving quote, call U-Pack at 800-413-4799.