La Grande, OR
  • 13,162 Population
  • 4 Square Miles
  • 1175 Businesses

A Fun Fact About
La Grande, OR

When farming, gardening or just digging a post hole, residents of the valley are likely to find fossils from the ancient lakeshore, Indian artifacts, oxen shoes, or square nails. This largest mountain encircled valley and ancient lake in North America has served as a watering hole for large prehistoric animals, a hub for Native American traders, a rest stop for Oregon Trail migrants, and a frontier town for rail passengers and commerce between the Idaho and Portland.