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Grants Pass

Josephine County,


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"It's the Climate"
"Gateway to the Redwoods"

The Oregon state capital is Salem.

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97526, 97527, 97528

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Grants Pass is approximately 20,565 (1999), 34533 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,480 (1990), 14313 (2010).

The amount of land area in Grants Pass is 16.724 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.271 sq kilometers.
The distance from Grants Pass to Washington DC is 2553 miles. The distance to the Oregon state capital is 172 miles. (as the crow flies)
Grants Pass is positioned 42.44 degrees north of the equator and 123.32 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Grants Pass elevation is 948 feet above sea level.
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Grants Pass location: just off Interstate 5, about 50 miles north of the California border, and 240 miles south of Portland on the Rogue River for great Rafting, Fishing, and Jet boat rides.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Grants Pass is moderate. Here is a weather page for Grants Pass.
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History & History Related Items

Grants Pass history:

Grants Pass was named for General U.S. Grant and his victory at Vicksburg when the post office was opened in 1865. The original name has an apostrophe in Grantís until at least 1900.
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Grants Pass attractions:

Visitors & Convention Bureau

The City Mascot is a Caveman.
Grants Pass is an All-American City as well a a "Tree City, USA."

Grants Pass Online for more information on the area.

The Oregon Caves National Monument

Crater Lake National Park

Here is a page for Things to see and do in the area.

Learn more about Grants Pass at this site.

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