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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.