"World's Greatest City for the Arts & Outdoors"
Eugene is situated at the southern end of the Willamette Valley, 110 miles south of Portland. It is the second largest city in Oregon, with the cosmopolitan features common to university towns, yet retains a smalltown feel. Its mild climate, with an average temperature of 53 degrees, makes it an attractive place to live.
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Eugene may have the world's longest official city slogan - "World's Greatest City for the Arts & Outdoors" - but we think it's true.
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