US State General Knowledge #5 - Oregon

Guess the following facts about the state of Oregon, USA
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Last updated: February 24, 2017
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Politics
Capital
Salem
Is Oregon a swing state?
No
Abbreviation
OR
Official nickname
Beaver State
Governor
Kate Brown
 
 
The Five Biggest Cities
632,209
Portland
164,549
Salem
163,460
Eugene
110,553
Gresham
102,347
Hillsboro
 
 
History
Year of statehood
1859
Trail which brought emigrants to Oregon
Oregon Trail
Which two explorers went around 1800 from St. Louis to Oregon?
Meriwether Lewis
William Clark
 
 
Famous Oregonians
Longest river (1,249 mi)
Columbia River
Second longest river (1,078 mi)
Snake River
River flowing through the biggest city
Willamette River
Geography
Bordering states
California
Idaho
Nevada
Washington
Bordering ocean
Pacific Ocean
Nickname for the cluster of high-tech companies located in Oregon
Silicon Forest
The only National Park located here
Crater Lake
Major mountain range
Cascade Range
Highest point in Oregon, located in the above
Mount Hood
Most populous county
Multnomah County
 
 
Sports in Oregon
Famous company headquartered in Beaverton
Nike
NBA team located in Oregon
Portland Trail Blazers
MLS team located in Oregon
Portland Timbers
Demonym
Oregonian
Creator of "The Simpsons"
Matt Groening
 
 
Other Fun Stuff about Oregon
 
 
Inventions made in Oregon
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