About This Place
Coburg is a city (and a National Historic District) in Lane County, Oregon, United States, 8 miles (13 km) north of Eugene. The city's estimated population as of 2007 was 1,070 residents.
The city was originally named Diamond after John Diamond, an early pioneer in the area, on whose land claim the city was located. The city's current name comes from a stallion that was named after the Coburg district of Bavaria, Germany, from whence the horse had been imported. The city of Coburg has the Coburg Historic District and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. The period of significance of the buildings in the district dates back to 1875.
Coburg is headquarters for Monaco Coach Corporation, a major manufacturer of recreational vehicles. Monaco Coach also has a manufacturing plant in Coburg, as well as plants in Bend, and in Elkhart, Indiana. Coburg is also the headquarters of Marathon Coach, a manufacturer of luxury bus conversion motorcoaches.