Oregon was the 33rd state to join the United States of America. Oregon officially became a state on February 14, 1859. The capital city is Salem, but the largest city is Portland.
Here are some official state symbols to help you get to know Oregon better.
- State Abbreviation - OR
- State Nickname - Beaver State
- State Insect - Oregon Swallowtail Butterfly
- State Tree - Douglas fir
- State Mushroom - Pacific golden chanterelle
- State Nut - Hazelnut
- State Dance - Folk Dance
- State Gemstone - Oregon sunstone
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Did you know that Oregon is the 9th biggest state in the USA? The territory spans 98,386 square miles.