The New International Encyclopædia/Oregon (Illinois)
OREGON. A city and the county-seat of Ogle County, Ill., 99 miles west of Chicago; on the Rock River, and on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (Map: Illinois, C 2 ). It has a public library with over 2400 volumes. Good water power is furnished by the river; and there are manufactures of pianos, street sprinklers, flour, foundry and machine-shop products, etc. Oregon is an attractive summer resort. Population, in 1890, 1566; in 1900, 1577.