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Springfield is a city in Lane County.
So named because early settler Elias M. Briggs built his home in a field near a spring.
The latitude of Springfield is 44.046N. The longitude is -123.02W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 459 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 54,773.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Springfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lane County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Eugene-Springfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97403 ZIP code.
18% of Springfield residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Springfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Springfield was $15,616, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Springfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Springfield include Washburne Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Springfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $518. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $948.
Libraries in Springfield include Springfield Public Library ... View libraries
Lane County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Springfield political report.
The average commute time for Springfield workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Springfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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