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Eugene is a city located in the state of Oregon. It is located at the south end of the Willamette Valley, near the confluence of the McKenzie and Willamette rivers, about 50 miles east of the Oregon Coast.
As of the 2010 census, Eugene had a population of 156,185; It is the second most populous city in the state (after Portland and before Salem) and the county seat of Lane County.
Eugene is home to the University of Oregon. Other institutions of higher learning include Northwest Christian University, Lane Community College, New Hope Christian College, Gutenberg College, and Pacific University’s Eugene campus.
The Eugene School District includes four full-service high schools (Churchill, North Eugene, Sheldon, and South Eugene) and many alternative education programs, such as international schools and charter schools. Foreign language immersion programs in the district are available in Spanish, French, and Japanese.
The Bethel School District serves children in the Bethel neighborhood on the northwest edge of Eugene. The district is home to the traditional Willamette High School and the alternative Kalapuya High School. There are 11 schools in this district.
Eugene also has several private schools, including the Eugene Waldorf School, two private Montessori schools: Eugene Montessori and Far Horizon Montessori, Eugene Sudbury School, Wellsprings Friends School, Oak Hill School, and The Little French School.
Parochial schools in Eugene include Marist Catholic High School, O’Hara Catholic Elementary School, and St. Paul Parish School.
Lane Transit District (LTD), a public transportation agency formed in 1970, covers 240 square miles of Lane County, including Creswell, Cottage Grove, Junction City, Veneta, and Blue River. Operating more than 90 buses during peak hours, LTD carries riders on 3.7 million trips every year. LTD also operates a bus rapid transit line that runs between Eugene and Springfield—Emerald Express (EmX)—much of which runs in its own lane. LTD’s main terminus in Eugene is at the Eugene Station. LTD also offers paratransit.
PO Box 10148
Eugene, OR 97440 2148