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Because we're staying home more and driving less, we are working to reduce auto rates in every state! Learn more about this and our Good Neighbor Relief Program Covid-19 response.

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Insurance Agent Bill Thorp

Bill Thorp

Bill Thorp Ins Agcy Inc

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Office Details:

Street Address:

323 NE 7th Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526


Corner of 7th & D St in Downtown Grants Pass

Office Hours (PST):

Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm
And By Appointment


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Pay insurance bills fast and manage them easily.

Auto Insurance

Buckle up with State Farm, and get auto insurance in Grants Pass, OR that fits your needs. You’ve got plenty of options — from collision and comprehensive to rental and rideshare. If you need more than an auto policy for the family, we provide car insurance coverage for new drivers, business travelers, collectors, and more. Not to mention, State Farm is the largest auto insurance provider in the U.S.1 You could even save more by combining the purchase of auto and home policies.

Bill Thorp in Grants Pass, OR will help you get started after you complete a car insurance online quote. It’s fast and easy!

1. Ranking and data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, based on direct premiums written as of 2018.

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Homeowners Insurance

Protect your largest investment from unexpected events life may throw your way with State Farm® Homeowners Insurance in Grants Pass, OR. So, what’s covered?1 Your home insurance ensures you can repair or replace your home, as well as the items you value. Personal property is covered even if you're on vacation, running errands or holding items in storage. More homeowners choose State Farm as their home insurance company over any other insurer.2

Bill Thorp in Grants Pass, OR will help you get started after you complete a homeowners insurance online quote. It’s fast and easy!

1. Please refer to your actual policy for a complete list of covered property and covered losses.
2. Data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence and State Farm Archive.

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Renters Insurance

Renters insurance, also known as apartment insurance, covers your personal property — like computers, TVs, electronics, bicycles, furniture, and clothing — both inside and away from your apartment or other home that you may rent. Renters’ insurance coverage1 even extends to personal property in your car. Renters insurance typically covers losses to your personal property caused by fire, smoke damage, sudden and accidental covered water damage, thefts, burglaries, vandalism or vehicle damage.

1. Please refer to your actual policy for a complete list of covered property and covered losses.

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Personal Articles

Do you have important treasures like collectibles, jewelry, sports equipment, and others? Your homeowners or renters insurance policy may limit coverage on some of your most valuable items. Make sure your valuables are protected with a Personal Articles Policy in Grants Pass, OR. A State Farm® Personal Articles Policy can even provide personal property coverage1 worldwide (perfect for vacations) in case of theft, accidental damage, or loss.

Want more information? Ask Bill Thorp in Grants Pass, OR about a personal property insurance quote.

1. Please refer to your actual policy for a complete list of covered property and covered losses.

Call or email an agent for a personal articles insurance quote.

Business Insurance

Whether your business is just starting, growing or maturing, State Farm will provide you with smart options for business insurance in Grants Pass, OR. Your insurance for business may include1 a business owners policy, commercial auto policy, individual health policy or even workers’ compensation. Like you, our agents are small business owners who know the importance of developing a plan for continued financial security. We know your business means everything to you. As it grows, make sure you have the right business insurance products for your business.

Work with Bill Thorp in Grants Pass, OR to get a small business insurance quote and choose what products are right for you.

1. Please refer to your actual policy for a complete list of covered property and covered losses.

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Life Insurance

State Farm® life insurance helps your life's moments live on. Whether it keeps paying the mortgage, maintains a current standard of living, pays off debts or pays for college, the life insurance you choose can be there when it’s needed most by your loved ones. Help secure the future of your family with a term life, whole life, or universal life policy. We have policy options to fit your needs and budget.

Bill Thorp in Grants Pass, OR will help you get started after you complete a life insurance online quote.

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Health Insurance

As you experience changes in your life, your health insurance coverage should adjust as well. Let State Farm help you find the right policy for health insurance in Grants Pass, OR. We offer a variety of affordable supplemental health, Medicare supplement, or individual medical coverage plans. You may even protect your paycheck with disability insurance to help cover monthly expenses.

Work with Bill Thorp in Grants Pass, OR to get a health insurance quote and choose a plan designed to fit the needs of a family, individual, or senior citizen.

Start your medicare supplement online insurance quote.

Start your hospital income online insurance quote.


You work hard for your money, managing it should be easy! Get banking in Grants Pass, OR with a State Farm Bank® checking or savings account. Put your cash to work in an interest checking account with minimal requirements, or save your dollars in a higher-yield Money Market savings account. You have options. Plus, online banking is so easy through our award-winning* State Farm® Mobile App or mobile web.

Talk with Bill Thorp in Grants Pass, OR to get more information about State Farm Bank and online banking.

* 2019 Mobile Web Award winner: Best Insurance Mobile App and Best Bank Mobile App


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Let State Farm® support your financial future with an investment through annuities in Grants Pass, OR. Immediate annuities may guarantee an income for life, while tax-deferred annuities could help increase your retirement savings. Selecting the best annuity option depends on your financial goals and market conditions. Create a future stream of income or payments with an investment option that grows for you. State Farm can help clear the confusion and misinformation out there when it comes to annuities.

Talk with Bill Thorp to get more information about annuities in Grants Pass, OR that support your financial goals.

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Mutual Funds

Invest in your future and help meet your goals with State Farm® Investment Planning Services. You’re offered a variety of account types and multiple investment products. Feel free to check the investment firm or professional’s background at FINRA's Broker Check®.

Talk with Bill Thorp to get more information about mutual funds in Grants Pass, OR and financial opportunities.

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About Me:

  • State Farm Agent in Grants Pass, OR
  • State Farm Discounts Available in Grants Pass, OR
  • Quotes on Car Insurance in Grants Pass, OR
  • Auto Insurance Available in Grants Pass, OR
  • Save on Car Insurance in Grants Pass, OR
  • Call for Home Insurance in Grants Pass, OR
  • Quotes on Renters Insurance in Grants Pass, OR
  • We Would Love to Help You Save on Insurance
  • We Enjoy Working With Small Business Owners
  • State Farm Customer Service Available 24/7
  • Free Quotes on Home Insurance & Renters Insurance
  • State Farm Insurance Out of State Transfers
  • Crystal Excellence and Chairman's Circle Qualifier
  • Past President Josephine County Chamber of Commerce
  • 7 Time Recipient for State Farm's President's Club
  • State Farm Agent Since 1979

Our Mission:

The mission for the Bill Thorp Insurance Agency is to help by assisting people in managing the risks of everyday life and recovering from the unexpected. Our team is focused on helping our State Farm customers navigate the world of insurance and financial services in the Grants Pass/Josephine County area including the State of Oregon. We provide free quotes for auto, home, life and small business insurance.

Our Team:

Team Member Profile Photo Delynn L B Scharpen
Delynn L B Scharpen
Office Manager
Originally from Pleasant Hill, Oregon and graduated from Western Oregon University. I then started my insurance career with Bill in 1997.I currently hold licenses in Auto, Home, Life and Health Insurance. I am a Notary Republic. I have handled all situations big and small.Taking care of the people in our community is my passion. In my spare time my husband and I enjoy hiking, rafting, camping and attending our kids activities. We look forward to you coming by and meeting us.
Team Member Profile Photo Dee Ashley
Dee Ashley
Customer Service Representative
My name is Dee Ashley aka Lola. I have worked in the insurance field for over 15 years, all of them here in Grants Pass. My State Farm policyholders are not just names to me but my neighbors and friends. I enjoy the outdoors and can usually be found on a hiking trail, near a river or in the garden. I also love sports and I am a huge Duck and Giants fan. I have been married over 31 years to a wonderful guy. We have 3 children and 2 grandkids. The latest only a few months old.
Team Member Profile Photo Shane Thomas
Shane Thomas
Account Manager
I began working for Bill Thorp here in Grants Pass, OR in late 2016. I am licensed in Auto, Home, Life, and Health. I was born and raised in Montana and have been an Oregon resident since 2004. Outside of regular business hours, you might find me in the local hills or streams with my 2 Labrador retrievers. I enjoy building relationships with customers and getting to know them on a personal basis. Like a Good Neighbor!
Team Member Profile Photo Cheryl Heinsohn
Cheryl Heinsohn
Customer Service Representative
Team Member Profile Photo Lindsey Syfert
Lindsey Syfert
Customer Service Representative
Hi, I'm Lindsey! I'm a native Oregonian and went to Hidden Valley High School before graduating from Oregon State University in Bend, OR. I love exploring the outdoors with my husband and dog. Together we enjoy camping, hunting, fishing, and hiking. Currently, my husband and I are renovating our first house. I started with another State Farm agent in 2015 and joined Bill Thorp's team this year. My goal is to help customers with Home, Auto, and Life insurance. Call me for a quote today!
Team Member Profile Photo Katie Brown
Katie Brown
Customer Service Representative
Hi! My name is Katie, I am a transplant from the Seattle, Washington area. I have been with Bill Thorp's office for two years, and love the team we have created here. When I'm not working, I love spending time with my puppy Chase and doing anything on the river. I can't wait to help you meet your insurance goals! Call me for a quote today!

Agent's Credentials and Licenses:



Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses and summary prospectuses which can be obtained by visiting the prospectus page on Read it carefully. AP2020/03/0336

Securities distributed by State Farm VP Management Corp.

Securities Supervisor address: 75 Gateway Blvd , Cottage Grove, OR 97424-1740 Phone: 541-741-4286

State Farm Bank , F.S.B., Bloomington, Illinois, is a Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. NMLS ID 139716. The other products offered by affiliate companies of State Farm Bank are not FDIC insured, not a State Farm Bank obligation or guaranteed by State Farm Bank, and may be subject to investment risk, including possible loss of principal invested. The Bank encourages any interested individual(s) to submit an application for any product(s) offered by the Bank. We also encourage you to obtain information regarding the Bank's underwriting standards for each type of credit or service offered by visiting or by contacting the Bank at 877-SF4-BANK (877-734-2265). Callers who are hearing or speech impaired should dial 711 or use a preferred Telecommunications Relay Service. To apply for a Bank product, you may also see your participating State Farm agent.

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Life Insurance and annuities are issued by State Farm Life Insurance Company. (Not Licensed in MA, NY, and WI) State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in New York and Wisconsin) Home Office, Bloomington, Illinois.

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