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The Best Things from Oregon  

Amy Boal
1.3k votes 235 voters 3.1k views

List Rules Things that come from or were founded in the great state of Oregon.

Oregon is a pretty cool state. Lots of fun things come from the 33rd US State, like good coffee, sweet running shoes, and lots and lots of delicious beer. There are plenty of companies founded in Oregon, more than a few famous people from Oregon, and a number of great bands and musicians who got their start in the Beaver State. But what are the best things from Oregon? Why don't you vote below?

Whether you prefer Stumptown or Coava, Nike or Columbia Sportswear, the Ducks or the Beavers, Ninkasi or Rogue, there are lots of top notch Oregon products to choose from. Do you think it's silly that the PDX Airport carpet was the Grand Marshal of the 2015 Starlight Parade? Were you part of the ruckus when the University of Oregon wanted to change the Made in Oregon sign? Then you probably have an opinion about the great Oregon-grown and Oregon-made products and companies below.

Then there are the people. From Matt Groening, David Fincher, and Ty Burrell to bands like The Dandy Warhols and The Decemberists, Oregon is a breeding ground for famous and artistic folk. Plus there is Tillamook Cheese. Do not even get me started on Tillamook Cheese.

So whether you root for the Timbers or the Blazers, cast your votes for the best Oregon things below. Don't see your favorite Oregon products, people, or companies on this list? Add them for other Oregon fans to vote for as well.
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Powell's Books is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Powell's Books
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Tillamook Cheese is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Tillamook Cheese
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Lucky No. 3: an Arts Boutique is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
sylviaflores added Lucky No. 3: an Arts Boutique
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White Stag Sign is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
White Stag Sign
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Kettle Chips is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Kettle Chips
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Columbia Sportswear is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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University of Oregon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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Nike, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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Steve Prefontaine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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Leatherman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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McMenamins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
McMenamins
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Rogue Brewery is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Rogue Brewery
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Intel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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Matt Groening is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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Portland Timbers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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Beverly Cleary is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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The PDX Carpet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
The PDX Carpet
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Stumptown Coffee Roasters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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Voodoo Doughnut is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Voodoo Doughnut
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Ninkasi Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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Widmer Brothers Brewery is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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The Decemberists is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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Elliott Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
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Ty Burrell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Things from Oregon