Grants Pass, Oregon

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Grants Pass is a conservative city in Southwest Oregon located just off Interstate 5 northwest of Medford, Oregon. It is the county seat of conservative Josephine County, Oregon.

Grants Pass, Oregon in Josephine County

Population

Ranking Among the Most Conservative American Cities

It ranks among the most conservative American cities and is a conservative bastion in contrast with liberal Portland, Salem and Eugene, Oregon. Grants Pass voters voted in large majority for Republican candidates in the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 presidential elections.[2]

Zip Codes and Area Codes

Zip Code: 97526, 97527, 97528, 97543 Area codes: 541 and 458

Geography

Located in the Rogue Valley, the Rogue River goes directly through the city.

Economy

Grants Pass is the birthplace of Dutch Bros. Coffee, a large drive-through coffee chain started in 1992 and popular throughout Oregon as the main alternative to Starbucks.[3]

Recreation

Transportation

  • Interstate 5
  • Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport
  • Grants Pass Airport

Newspapers

Grants Pass Daily Courier is the region's newspaper.

External links

References

  1. Census.gov Population Estimate. Accessed March 18, 2015.
  2. Grants Pass, Oregon on City-data.com - Presidential Elections Results. Accessed March 18, 2015
  3. DutchBros.com