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Blue River is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States. It is located on Oregon Route 126 and the McKenzie River, between the communities of Finn Rock and Rainbow, in the Willamette National Forest, where the Blue River empties into the McKenzie. The population is approximately 883.[citation needed] The community is named after the Blue River, which is aptly named for the striking blue color that apparently comes from its rocky bed. The area was first settled in the late 19th century by the Sparks family. Gold was discovered in the Blue River area in 1863, but by 1912, most gold mining activity had ended. The ore was low grade and the local stamp mills have not operated in many years. Records show, however, that the Lucky Boy Mine had extracted more than $1 mill... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Lane County850 Population (as of 2000)
Oregon State755 Population (current)
490.4 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
1.3 Square Miles of Water$124,000 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$39,063 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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27 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$383,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
117 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$2,211,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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