All Cities Jackson County

All Cities Jackson County

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. It is located in the southern portion of Oregon and borders on Northern California.  As of July 1, 2009, its estimated population was 207,010, an increase of 14.2% from the population of 181,273 in 2000. The county is named for Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States. There are 11 incorporated cities and 34 unincorporated communities in Jackson County; the largest is Medford, founded on January 12, 1852 and has been the county seat since 1927.
 
 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,802 square miles (7,257 km²), of which 2,785 square miles (7,214 km²) is land and 17 square miles (43 km²) (0.59%) is water. A portion of the Umpqua National Forest is in Jackson County.
 
Located entirely within Jackson County is Bear Creek and its watershed, a tributary of the Rogue River. The population centers of Medford, Ashland, Phoenix, Talent, and Central Point are located along the stream. It connects with the Rogue River near the Upper and Lower Table Rock lava formations.
The county's principal industries are healthcare, agriculture, lumber, manufacturing, and tourism. Jackson County has over 10,000 acres (40 km²) of orchards and shares with Josephine County the Rogue Valley and Applegate wine appellations. Soapstone, a substance used in art sculpture, is mined in Jackson County.

 
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