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VOTE The Best Things from Oregon  

Amy Boal
1.2k votes 218 voters 2.8k 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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56 7
Powell's Books is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Powell's Books

2
54 8
Tillamook Cheese is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Tillamook Cheese

3
65 17
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

4
39 11
Nike, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

5
30 5
Kettle Chips is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Kettle Chips

6
35 10
Columbia Sportswear is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

7
31 7
White Stag Sign is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
White Stag Sign

8
36 12
University of Oregon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

9
26 5
Steve Prefontaine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

10
25 5
Leatherman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

11
30 9
Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

12
31 10
McMenamins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
McMenamins

13
27 8
Beverly Cleary is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

14
28 9
Matt Groening is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

15
25 7
Portland Timbers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

16
20 4
Intel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

17
23 7
Stumptown Coffee Roasters is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

18
28 12
Rogue Brewery is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Rogue Brewery

19
26 11
The PDX Carpet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
The PDX Carpet

20
23 10
Voodoo Doughnut is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Voodoo Doughnut

21
24 12
The Decemberists is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

22
19 9
Ninkasi Brewing Company is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

23
21 11
Widmer Brothers Brewery is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

24
23 13
Elliott Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

25
15 6
Ty Burrell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

26
14 6
Stash Tea is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

27
22 14
Oregon State University is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

28
15 8
Paul Revere and The Raiders is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

29
17 11
Coava Coffee is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Coava Coffee

30
13 9
Pink Martini is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

31
10 7
Phil Knight is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

32
9 6
Pizza Schmizza is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

33
8 5
Pok Pok is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
sylviaflores added Pok Pok

34
9 7
Laika is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Laika

35
7 5
The Dandy Warhols is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

36
3 1
Dutch Bros. Coffee is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Trina Burks Williams added

37
2 0
Abby's Pizza is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Trina Burks Williams added Abby's Pizza

38
8 8
Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

39
0 0
Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
comicspies1 added

40
5 7
Franz Bakery is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Things from Oregon
Franz Bakery

41
6 9
David Fincher is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Things from Oregon

42
5 10
Chuck Palahniuk is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Things from Oregon