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Discover Oregon

Forward Oregon is a not-for-profit organization consisting of local governmental bodies, business owners, and citizens aimed at assisting the Oregon Community in achieving its desired goals. The organization is led by an executive board and segregated into the following committees: Marketing and Development Committee, Community Improvement Committee, Tourism Committee, and the Business Development and Historic Preservation Committee.

Oregon Area Chamber of Commerce

Promotes local member businesses in Oregon and surrounding communities.

Oregon Park District

The Oregon Park District currently manages over 140 acres of park land at ten different park locations in the Oregon area. Outdoor facilities include several baseball/softball diamonds, playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, walking trails, sand volleyball courts, a concert area, two (2) horseshoe courts and river fishing areas. In addition, several picnic shelters are available for group rentals.

Blackhawk Waterways

Blackhawk Waterways Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is a non-profit, official State of Illinois CVB...dedicated to promoting the Illinois counties of Carroll, Lee, Ogle and Whiteside as a tourism destination, and dedicated to helping you plan your personal trip here, or coordinate a group trip or event.

Merlins Green House and Flowers

Merlin's Greenhouse & Flowers proudly serves the Oregon Illinois area. They are family owned and operated, and are committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt. Because all of their customers are important, their professional staff is dedicated to making your experience a pleasant one. They always go the extra mile to make your floral gift perfect. Let Merlin's Greenhouse & Flowers be your first choice for flowers.

Oregon Soap Shoppe

Fragrant handcrafted soaps are a pleasure to use. When you awake in the morning, or turn in at night, there are few things more soothing than a bath or shower with our fragrant handmade soap. You will never get tired of using their soap because they have a great variety of scents available in their store. Celebrate the seasons and times of your life with their wonderful scented soaps. Patchwork Inn uses its own custom made guest soap made by the fine folks at the Oregon Soap Shoppe.

Conover Square

A unique shopping village in the old piano factory You won’t find familiar chain stores and a hectic pace in Conover Square. What you will find is an eclectic mix of merchants and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Covering two full floors, numerous owner-operated shops now call Conover square home. Built in 1893, the building is overflowing with history. Brick arches adorn the hallways and the walls are lined with memorabilia from the past. Vintage pianos are on display for viewing and playing.

La Vigna

Fine dining - Northern Italian Cuisine - full service bar - premium wine selection

Blackhawk Steak Pit

THE BLACKHAWK STEAK PIT opened its doors in 1982 in Oregon, IL, on the banks of the Rock River. Specializing in steaks cooked over an open charcoal grill and providing the finest quality seafood, brothers John and Peter Tsioles have been building a thriving business ever since. Both John and Peter put their efforts into making sure every customer is pleasantly satisfied at each and every visit. Please stop by soon and try some of our incredible steaks, seafood, or other specialty items. Enjoy a full bar, including a fine selection of wines and beers. And, if it's not on the menu, please ask for it!

Maxson's Riverboat & Restaurant

Welcome to the Maxson Riverboat and Restaurant, formally the legendary Maxson Manor Restaurant. and the Pride of Oregon, an authentic paddlewheel boat located just one mile north of historic Oregon, Illinois!

Village Bakery

At the Village Bakery we create products that people love while “baking a difference” in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities. Located in downtown Oregon, IL, we offer fresh baked goods coffee, frozen drinks and ice cream. At the Village Bakery adults with disabilities will work shoulder to shoulder with a professional staff, learning skills needed for employment. The goal is to gain a resume and a reference; giving potential future employers the assurance they need to hire with confidence. People with disabilities can have an active and meaningful role in today’s world of work – they just need a better way.


Shoppers will delight in the delicious fresh coffee and chocolates at this store. A variety of dark and milk chocolates are offered, along with specialty items such as seasonal crunch, chocolate covered blueberries, JavaMania coffees, blended iced drinks, and a variety of herbal teas. Boxes of chocolates, and gift baskets are also available. Located 1/2 block away from Patchwork Inn,we proudly serve the finest coffees from Hazel's.

Cork & Tap

We are a wine and tap house that also serves specialty mixed drinks. Our inviting open concept space features hardwood floors, original brickwork and 3 seating areas: ? > Main Bar: Large pub style tables that seat 6. You can also sit at our 20+ ft main bar. > Back Room: A more private area with standard seating. Tables seat 4 and can be reconfigured to accommodate larger groups. ? > Loft: Soft seating area overlooking the main bar. Features comfy couches and table that seats 6.

Dos Amigos

Enjoy the finest authentic Mexican food in all of Illinois when you visit Dos Amigos Mexican Restaurant. Our diverse menu has something for the whole family!

Hector's Cocina

Mexican Restaurant

Oregon Rotary

Oregon Rotary Club The Oregon Rotary Club, #3083 was Chartered April 27, 1938. We meet each week on Wednesday at 11:45 AM upstairs at Maxson’s Riverside Restaurant 1469 North Illinois Route 2 Oregon, IL

Illinois Renewable Energy Association

Illinois Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair Oregon, IL August 13 & 14, 2011. The Illinois Renewable Energy Association (IREA) supports sustainable energy development in Illinois. The IREA provides hands-on opportunities for the Illinois public to learn about the benefits, potentials, and uses of renewable energy and energy-efficiency for our homes and businesses.

Kickapoo Mud Creek Nature Conservancy

Kickapoo exists to protect, preserve and re-naturalize the land in the Mud Creek watershed while developing environmentally considerate demonstration projects and fostering information exchange with like-minded organizations both locally and more broadly. The Kickapoo Mud Creek Nature Conservancy, meeting center and demonstration dwelling are located on approximately 60 acres straddling Mud Creek just northwest of Oregon, Illinois.

Stillman Bank

Stillman Bank is a local, independently-owned community bank founded in 1882 and has been meeting the financial needs of our customers in northern Illinois for more than a century.

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