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Jackson County, Oregon

County Seat: Medford
Founded: January 12, 1852
Population: 197,071

Jackson County Oregon Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States is the Counties namesake. Located in the south of Oregon it is bordered by California on the south, Josephine County to the west, Klamath County to the east, and Douglas County to the north.

Principal industries in the county are agriculture, lumber, manufacturing, and tourism. The Rogue River provides many activities, from fishing to rafting, to camping and hiking. Boating, canoeing and kayaking are also fun past times in the county.

There are over 10,000 acres of orchards throughout the county.Also mined in the County is Soapstone, a substance used in art sculpture.

Cities and Towns in the County

ApplegateEagle PointPhoenixStarvation Heights
AshlandFour CornersPinehurstSteamboat
BrownsboroGold HillProspectTable Rock
Butte FallsLakecreekRogue ElkTolo
Cascade GorgeLincolnRogue RiverTrail
Central PointMcKee BridgeRuchUnion Creek
ClimaxMcLeodSams ValleyWhite City
ColestinMedfordSeven OaksWimer
CopperMountain ViewShady Cove

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