Eugene, Oregon

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Eugene, Oregon
City
Nickname(s): The Emerald City, Track Town USA
Motto: The World's Greatest City of the Arts and Outdoors
Coordinates: 44°03′07″N 123°05′12″W / 44.05194°N 123.08667°W / 44.05194; -123.08667Coordinates: 44°03′07″N 123°05′12″W / 44.05194°N 123.08667°W / 44.05194; -123.08667
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lane
Founded 1846
Incorporated 1862
Government
 • Mayor Kitty Piercy
Area
 • City 40.6 sq mi (105.0 km2)
 • Land 40.02 sq mi (104.9 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 430 ft (131.1 m)
Population (2008)
 • City 154,620
 • Density 3,502.1/sq mi (1,354.9/km2)
 • Metro 343,140
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 97401-97408, 97440
Area code(s) 541
FIPS code 41-23850[1]
GNIS feature ID 1120527[2]

Eugene is a city of Oregon in the United States. It is the county seat of Lane County. About 154,620 people were living in Eugene as of the year 2008. The University of Oregon is in Eugene.

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