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Toledo
Lincoln County, Oregon

ZipCodes
97391

Motto
"Gateway to the Scenic Yaquina Bay"



Page Contents for Toledo, Oregon

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Oregon state capital is Salem.
The population of Toledo is approximately 3,680 2001, 3465 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,246 1990, 1331 2010.
The amount of land area in Toledo is 4.987 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.398 sq kilometers.
The distance from Toledo to Washington DC is 2605 miles.
The distance to the Oregon state capital is 52 miles. (as the crow flies)
Toledo is positioned 44.62 degrees north of the equator and 123.93 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

about 7 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean. Here is a map page for Toledo.
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History & History Related Items

Toledo is on the homestead of John Graham, a pioneer resident, who immigrated from Ohio. It is said that when the post office was establish in 1868, Joseph D. Graham, a son, was told that he could name the place. He said: "I am homesick for Ohio. We will call this place Toledo." Toledo post office was established on July 14, 1868, with William Mackey as postmaster. Toledo was designated the county seat when Lincoln County was created in 1893. In 1952, the courthouse was moved to Newport.
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Attractions

Scenic Yaquina Bay Road
Historic Downtown and Waterfront
Toledo Historical Museum
Art District
Glass Studio
"One Spot" Steam Locomotive
Yaquina Pacific Railroad Historical Society
Port of Toledo
Sport Fishing
Olalla Valley Golf Course
Olalla Lake
Georgia-Pacific Pulp and Paper Mill
Toledo Library, Pool and Tennis Courts
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Toledo City Government

City of Toledo
206 N. Main Street
P.O. Box 220
Toledo, Oregon 97391
Phone: 541-336-2247
FAX: 541-336-3512
E-Mail: administration@cityoftoledo.org

Toledo Chamber

Toledo Chamber of Commerce
311 N.E. 1st
Toledo, OR 97391
Phone: 541-336-3183

Toledo Community Events

Each year in July
Toledo Summer Festival
Place: Memorial Field
Time: 10 am to 10 pm
Sponsored by: Toledo Summer Festival Committee
A community-wide celebration held in July, featuring a logging show, carnival, parade, dances, festival food and Toledo's famous fireworks display.
2002 dates: 26-28 July


August each year
Antique Street Fair & Folk Music Festival
Place: Main Street
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Sponsored by: Toledo Antique Merchants - Chamber of Commerce
The Antique Street Fair and Folk Music Festival held on Main Street brings dealers from all over the state and region. Live music, square dancers, festival food, railroad display, hand crafts and rummage sales around town accompany the street fair.
2002 dates: 4 August


Labor Day Weekend
An Annual Event
Art Open House
Place: Toledo Downtown Art District
Time: All Day
Sponsored by: Gallery Michael Gibbons
World class artists living in the coastal town of Toledo hold an OPEN HOUSE at their galleries and studios. Invitational art show, awards reception and Founder's Art Exhibit.Features work by Michael Gibbons, Ivan Kelly, Doug Haga, Julia Fenton and others.
2002 Dates: August 31 and Sept 1-2


First Saturday in December
Holiday Open House
Place: Citywide
Time: All Day
Sponsored by: Toledo Hometown Committee
Holiday open house in Toledo at historic homes, artist's galleries and shops. Model railroad display, carolers, craft sales and bazaars, antique appraisal, tree lighting, and Santa arrives by train!
2002 date: 7 December

Toledo Organizations

Toledo Chamber of Commerce
311 N.E. 1st
Toledo, OR 97391
Phone: 541-336-3183 Toledo

Miscellany

The population of Toledo was:
1990 - 3,174
1999 - 3,495
2001 - 3,680

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