Salem, Oregon

Founded in 1842 and incorporated in 1857, Salem is the capital of Oregon and the third-largest city in the state. Salem contains several historic districts, including a historic downtown, and over 70 sites listed on the National Register.

Location map of Salem, Oregon. Click to enlarge.
Aerial view of Salem, Oregon. Click to enlarge.

Quick Facts

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Approx. Center
44.9428980° N, 123.0350960° W map
1842 (founded); 1857 (incorporated)

Article Info

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Salem, Oregon
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
October 19, 2023