Keizer is located in Marion County, Oregon, along the 45th parallel. Part of the Salem Metropolitan area, It was named for Thomas Dove and John Brooks Keizer, two pioneers who arrived in the Wagon Train of 1843, and later filed donation land claims. The population was 36,278 at the 2010 census.
Keizer is part of the Salem-Keizer School District and has one high school: McNary, two middle schools: Claggett Creek and Whiteaker, and seven elementary schools: Clear Lake, Cummings, Forest Ridge, Gubser, Keizer, Kennedy and Weddle.
Keizer has a total area of 7.21 square miles, of which, 7.09 square miles is land and 0.12 square miles is water. The annual Iris Festival takes place in May and showcases Keizer’s iris-growing industry.
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