Place:Lane, Oregon, United States

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Lane Memorial Gardens
West Lawn Memorial Park
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Acme
Ada
Alder Springs
Alma
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Alvadore
Amos
Arlene
Armitage
Arvard
Austa
Bear Creek
Beecher
Belknap Springs
Bellinger Landing
Berkley
Betzen
Blachly
Black Butte
Blue River
Bohemia
Bolly
Brickerville
Burma
Burp Hollow
Canary
Cedar Flat
Champion
Charlotte
Cheshire
Chilcoat Junction Shelter
Cloverdale
Coast Fork
Coburg
College Hill
Cottage Grove
Cram
Creswell
Crow
Culp Creek
Deadwood
Deerhorn
Dexter
Disston
Dorena
Douglas
Drury
Dunes City
Earl
East Springfield
Elmira
Elrus
Estrup
Eugene ( 1851 - )
Fall Creek
Farnham Landing
Fern Ridge Shores
Fields
Finn Rock
Firo
Flagg
Florence
Foley Springs
Fox Hollow
Franklin
Gap
Gillespie Corners
Glenada
Glenwood
Globe
Goldson
Goshen
Greenleaf
Hadleyville
Hale
Halletts
Hampton
Heceta Beach
Heceta Junction
Henderson
Hermann
Horton
Hyalnd
Irving
Jasper
Jetson
Joler
Junction City
June
Kirbro
Kitson Hot Springs
Lancaster
Landax
Lassen
Latham
Leaburg
Linnaeus
Linslaw
Llewellyn
London
Long Tom
Lorane
Low Pass
Lowell
Luper
Mabel
Mapleton
Marcola
Maywood
McCredie Springs
McKenzie Bridge
McKenzie
Meadow View
Meadow
Mercer
Mill Camp
Milliorn
Mineral
Minerva
Mirth
Mohawk Post
Mohawk
Monett
Mound
Nekoma
Nettle
Nimrod
North Fork
Noti
Oakridge
Othello
Panther
Paris
Pengra
Penn
Piney
Pleasant Hill
Point Terrace
Rainbow
Rainrock
Red Bridge
Rennie Landing
Richardson
Riverview
Row River
Royal
Saginaw
Sailor
Santa Clara
Searose Beach
Shannon
Siboco
Siltcoos
Siuslaw
Spencers Butte
Spores
Springfield
Star Camp
Star
Starrs Point
Stumptown
Summons
Swisshome
Tide
Tiernan
Trent
Triangle Lake
Unity
Varien
Vaughn Station
Vaughn
Veatch
Veneta
Vida
Walden
Walker
Wallace
Walterville
Walton
Wendling
Westfir
Whitely Landing County Park
Wildwood
Willamette Forks
Winberry
Wolf Creek
Yarnell
Zion
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Lane County is a county in the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 351,715. The county seat is Eugene. It is named in honor of Joseph Lane, Oregon's first territorial governor.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Eugene-Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) encompasses the entire Lane County. It is the third largest MSA in Oregon, and the 144th largest in the country.

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History

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Lane County was established on January 29, 1851. It was created from the southern part of Linn County and the portion of Benton County east of Umpqua County. It was named after the territory's first governor, Joseph Lane. Originally it covered all of southern Oregon east to the Rocky Mountains and south to the California border. When the Territorial Legislature created Lane County, it did not designate a county seat. In the 1853 election four sites competed for the designation, of which the "Mulligan donation" received a majority vote; however, since it was contiguous to the "Skinner claim" both became part of the new county seat known as Eugene.

In 1852 John Diamond and William Macy led an exploration party to survey a shortcut for the Oregon Trail across the Cascade Range. The shortcut over the Willamette Pass became known as the Free Emigrant Road. Around 250 wagons with 1,027 people left the usual Oregon Trail route at Vale, Oregon and followed Elijah Elliott through the central Oregon desert. This became known as the Elliott Cutoff. When they reached what is now Bend, Oregon they sent scouts to the south to look for the road. Once settlers in the Willamette Valley discovered the emigrants were coming, a huge rescue effort was launched as the emigrants were out of supplies and in dire condition. The emigrants of this wagon train doubled the population of Lane County in 1853.

The county has been vastly reduced from its original size by several boundary changes. One of the first changes gave it access to the Pacific Ocean when it acquired the northern part of Umpqua County in 1853. With the creation of Wasco County in 1854, it lost all of its territory east of the Cascade Mountains. Minor boundary changes occurred with Douglas County in 1852, 1885, 1903, 1915, and 1917; with Linn County in 1907; and with Benton County in 1923.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1851 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1852 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1852 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1852 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1882 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 4,780
1870 6,426
1880 9,411
1890 15,198
1900 19,604
1910 33,783
1920 36,166
1930 54,493
1940 69,096
1950 125,776
1960 162,890
1970 213,358
1980 275,226
1990 282,912

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External links

www.co.lane.or.us/


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