Eugene, Oregon

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Eugene, Oregon
Nickname(s): 
The Emerald City, Track Town USA
Motto(s): 
The World's Greatest City of the Arts and Outdoors
Lane County Oregon Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Eugene Highlighted.svg
Coordinates: Coordinates: 44°03′07″N 123°05′12″W / 44.05194°N 123.08667°W / 44.05194; -123.08667
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyLane
Founded1846
Incorporated1862
Government
 • MayorKitty Piercy
Area
 • City40.6 sq mi (105.0 km2)
 • Land40.02 sq mi (104.9 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
430 ft (131.1 m)
Population
 (2008)
 • City154,620
 • Density3,502.1/sq mi (1,354.9/km2)
 • Metro
343,140
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
97401-97408, 97440
Area code(s)541
FIPS code41-23850[1]
GNIS feature ID1120527[2]
Websitehttp://www.eugene-or.gov

Eugene is a city of Oregon in the United States. It is the county seat of Lane County. According to the 2008 census, it has a population of 154,620. The University of Oregon is also in Eugene.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.