Introduction to Roseburg, Oregon
Roseburg was named after Aaron Rose, who settled in the area in 1851. Originally, Roseburg was named Deer Creek because of its proximity to Deer Creek and the South Umpqua River. The first post office was established in 1852 as Deer Creek. The post office was renamed Roseburg in 1894.
Roseburg and nearby Attractions
- Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History
- Parrott Creek Park
- Roseburg Municipal Golf Course
- Eagles Park
Things To Do In Roseburg
Riverside Park, Laurelwood Park and Parrott Creek Park are all located in Roseburg. Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Roseburg Municipal Golf Course. A stroll by Park Lake can also be enjoyable. Local celebrations include the Family Harvest Festival and the Douglas County Fair.
Rogue Valley International Airport-Medford is nearby.
Roseburg Higher Education
Umpqua Community College is located in Roseburg. Other nearby institutions of higher education that can be attended from the city include Rogue Community College, the University of Oregon and Southern Oregon University.