Introduction to Oregon, Ohio
Oregon, Ohio, in Lucas county, is 3 miles E of Toledo, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Toledo metropolitan area. Oregon contains a population of approximately 19,355.
Earlier, Oregon was a part of the Great Black Swamp. The area was named by Pierre M. Irving, one of the nephews of the author Washington Irving. In 1838, the first government of Oregon was formed. Port operations on the Maumee Bay began during 1955. In 1957 the residents of Oregon voted to become an incorporated city and in 1958 the city adopted their charter.
Oregon and nearby Attractions
- Maumee Bay State Park
- Pearson Metropark
- Toledo Museum of Art
- Fallen Timbers
- Toledo Zoological Gardens
- Fort Meigs
Things To Do In Oregon
The Sundance Drive-In is one of the most renowned attractions of Oregon. You can also visit the Pearson Park and the Maumee Bay State Park. You can reach the Toledo Museum of Art and Toledo Zoo within a few minutes. Cedar Point amusement park and the Put-in-Bay are also nearby. Each year Oregon organizes the German-American Festival, the largest and oldest ethnic festival in the area.
Toledo Express Airport is the nearest airport.
Oregon Higher Education
University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University - Main Campus, Owens Community College - Toledo Campus, Eastern Michigan University, Davenport University - Eastern Region, University of Findlay, and Wayne State University provide facilities for higher education.