Oregon trail map with cities. The historic 2170 mile 3490 km oregon trail connected various towns along the missouri river to oregons willamette valley. Many went to escape the crowding and poverty of the cities of the east. Why did americans want to travel 2000 miles to settle in the west. Oregon map explore map of oregon one of only 3 states of the contiguous america to have a coastline on the pacific ocean and it is the 9th largest and 26th most populous state of usa.
Oregon constituent state of the us. The scalable oregon map on this page shows the states major roads and highways as well as its counties and cities including salem the capital city and portland the most populous city. The oregon trail is a 2170 mile 3490 km historic eastwest large wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail in the united states that connected the missouri river to valleys in oregon. In 1831 a fever killed many indians of inland oregon all the way from the coast to the walla walla valley.
It was used during the 19th century by great plains pioneers who were seeking fertile land in the west and north. It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. John dunn and george b. Oregon department of transportation home page.
Your browser is out of date. It is bounded to the north by washington to the east by idaho to the south by nevada and california and to the west by the pacific ocean.