National Register of Historic Places listings in Oregon facts for kids

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This is a list of properties and historic districts in Oregon that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There are listings in all of Oregon's 36 counties.

The National Register of Historic Places recognizes buildings, structures, objects, sites, and districts of national, state, or local historic significance across the United States. Out of over 90,000 National Register sites nationwide, Oregon is home to nearly 2,000 NRHP listings.

Over one-fourth of the NRHP listings in the state are found in Multnomah County. In turn, the large majority (over 90%) of Multnomah's NRHP sites are situated within the city of Portland.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings by county

The following are approximate tallies of current listings by county.

MtHoodRailroad Spring
Mount Hood Railroad
Hood River County
Oaks Park carousel horse head - Portland Oregon
Herschell–Spillman Noah's Ark Carousel
Multnomah County
Oregon Trail Agriculture Museum - Nyssa Oregon
Al Thompson & Son's Feed & Seed Co.
Malheur County
Greaser Petroglyph Site - Adel Oregon
Greaser Petroglyph Site
Lake County
Historic James Cant Ranch, Grant County, Oregon
James Cant Ranch
Grant County
OSU by air
Oregon State University Historic District
Benton County
County # of
Listings
1 Baker 14
2 Benton 57
3 Clackamas 87
4 Clatsop 61
5 Columbia 13
6 Coos 53
7 Crook 6
8 Curry 46
9 Deschutes 42
10 Douglas 50
11 Gilliam 3
12 Grant 10
13 Harney 7
14 Hood River 38
15 Jackson 151
16 Jefferson 9
17 Josephine 59
18 Klamath 29
19 Lake 18
20 Lane 134
21 Lincoln 35
22 Linn 72
23 Malheur 18
24 Marion 115
25 Morrow 5
26.1 Multnomah: Portland North 32
26.2 Multnomah: Portland Northeast 82
26.3 Multnomah: Portland Northwest 128
26.4 Multnomah: Portland Southeast 101
26.5 Multnomah: Portland Southwest 218
26.6 Multnomah: Other 38
26.7 Multnomah: Duplicates (7)
26.8 Multnomah: Total 592
27 Polk 29
28 Sherman 5
29 Tillamook 29
30 Umatilla 42
31 Union 19
32 Wallowa 22
33 Wasco 34
34 Washington 47
35 Wheeler 2
36 Yamhill 82
(duplicates) (13)
Total: 2,022
NRHP Oregon Map
Distribution of listings by county, September 2014.
Old Scotch Church autumn - Hillsboro Oregon
Old Scotch Church
Washington County
Ashland Springs Hotel Lobby (Jackson County, Oregon scenic images) (jacD0064)
Lithia Springs Hotel
Jackson County
Fort Klamath Guard House (Klamath County, Oregon scenic images) (klaDA0019)
Fort Klamath Site
Klamath County
YaquinaHead 6382
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Lincoln County

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