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Oregon, Ohio

Eight miles east of Toledo is the city of Oregon, Ohio. Formed in 1838, the city is situated on Lake Erie and its 19,500+ residents enjoy access to many water-related activities.

Known as the “City of Opportunity,” Oregon is home to the Port of Toledo, which operates all shipping and port activities for the area and two major oil refineries. It also has one of the state’s finest recreational facilities in Maumee Bay State Park, which boasts one mile of Lake Erie shoreline as well as an 18-hole golf course, nature trails, resort lodge and cottages and camping areas.

Rated “effective” by the State of Ohio, the city’s school system consists of three elementary schools, two middle schools and one public, as well as one Catholic high school.

Also located in Oregon, is the Challenger Learning Center of Lucas County. The center offers children from surrounding areas an opportunity to supplement their education with exciting experiences in science and math.

The city hosts a German-American Festival each August. Dating back to 1966, the three-day festival offers music, dancing, contests and, of course, plenty of authentic German and Swiss food and beverages.

Oregon offers its residents plenty of shopping and restaurants and is conveniently located to Interstates 280 and 75. There are also two hospitals— St. Charles and Bay Park Community Hospital within minutes of most residents.

Written by: Pam Ciepichal