Medford

Medford, Oregon

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Medford, Oregon
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Medford, Oregon

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Motto: Great Performances Daily
Location of Medford in Jackson County and in the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 42°19′55″N 122°51′43″W / 42.33194°N 122.86194°W / 42.33194; -122.86194Coordinates: 42°19′55″N 122°51′43″W / 42.33194°N 122.86194°W / 42.33194; -122.86194
Country United States
State Oregon
Counties Jackson
Incorporated February 24, 1885
Government
 • Mayor Gary Wheeler
 • City manager Eric Swanson
 • City council Karen Blair
Chris Corcoran
Al Densmore
Dick Gordon
Greg Jones
Eli Matthews
John Michaels
Bob Strosser
Area[1]
 • City 25.74 sq mi (66.67 km2)
 • Land 25.73 sq mi (66.64 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,382 ft (421 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • City 74,907
 • Estimate (2011[3]) 75,501
 • Density 2,911.3/sq mi (1,124.1/km2)
 • Metro 207,010
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 97501, 97504
FIPS code 541, 458
Website www.ci.medford.or.us

Medford is a city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States. As of July 1, 2011, the city had a total population of 75,180[4] and a metropolitan area population of 207,010, making the Medford MSA the 4th largest metro area in Oregon.[5] The city was named in 1883 by David Loring, civil engineer and right-of-way agent for the Oregon and California Railroad for his home town of Medford, Massachusetts and in recognition of its supposed position on the middle ford of Bear Creek.[6]

Medford is the county seat of Jackson County.[7]

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Statue of Liberty, dedicated in 1951

Medford residents do experience snowfall during the winter months, however, due to the weather shadow effect it only averages 3.6 inches (9.1 cm) and melts fairly quickly. In the past, the city has seen seasonal snowfall totals reach 31 inches (79 cm) (1955–1956).[39]

The lowest recorded temperature in Medford was −10 °F (−23 °C) on December 13, 1919,[40] and the highest recorded temperature was 115 °F (46 °C) on July 20, 1946

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