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Springfield, OR

Springfield, OR


Springfield, OR

Moving to Springfield, Oregon, Soon?
Springfield, OR, lies in the southern Willamette Valley, across Interstate 5 from the city of Eugene.  For many years, the city's economy was centered in the lumber industry.  Now its almost 60,000 residents work in a more diversified economy.  The city lies in the Marine West Coast climate zone, which means mild temperatures year round.  Summers are really dry and winters are really wet.  Many people believe Springfield, OR, is the Springfield in The Simpsons TV show; Matt Groening, the show's creator, is an Oregonian.

Conveniences of Moving to Springfield, OR
All your home and apparel needs can be easily met in Springfield.  In the Gateway Area there is a mall, Best Buy, Michael's, Sears, Ross, Ethan Allen Furniture and Ben Franklin.  In the Mohawk Area you will find Wal-Mart, Rite-Aid, Albertsons and many other stores.  Main Street features smaller shops for collectors and specialty shopping.  There are plenty of cafes and eateries in Springfield's 14.4 square miles.  Whether you just want to meet a friend at a coffee shop or go out for a gourmet meal, there are lots of options. 

Activities Available for Those Moving to Springfield, OR
The Richard E. Wildish Community Theater presents an assortment of plays and musical performances.  For those who love art, galleries, cafes and museums open their doors every second Friday for the Downtown Springfield Art Walk.  Annual celebrations include the Light of Liberty Celebration on July 4, Springfield SummerFair, Fiesta Latina, Willamette Valley Blues & Brews and the Christmas Parade.  The city of Eugene, renowned for its arts and music scene, is just minutes away.

Springfield, OR, is near great outdoor activities, too.  Take a drive along McKenzie River.  The amazing Oregon Coast is only an hour westward.  Springfield sits at the edge of the Willamette National Forest, which means hiking and day trips abound.

Education in Springfield, OR
In addition to the 15 elementary, 5 middle and 4 public high schools, Springfield is also home to a campus of Pioneer Pacific College.  The University of Oregon is just across Interstate 5, less than 10 minutes away from most parts of the city.

Helpful Links for Moving to Springfield, OR
Chamber of Commerce
City Website
Public Schools
Public Library
Newspaper

The service center for Springfield, OR is located in Eugene, OR.

Information about Springfield, OR

Est. Population: 57336
County: Lane
Latitude: 44.0500
Longitude: -123.0167
Zip Codes: 97477
97478