About Corvallis

Corvallis is a beautiful college town nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley. An hour's drive from the Pacific Coast and two hours from the Cascades and high desert, Corvallis is an ideal site to live and work. Corvallis embodies the spirit of the Northwest, with beautiful natural surroundings, friendly citizens, and an outstanding quality of life. It is one of the safest places to live - clean, friendly, and family-oriented.

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Visit Corvallis
Travel Oregon
Visit the Oregon Coast

Corvallis Courthouse


Farmers Insurance Group has repeatedly ranked Corvallis very high for being most secure, taking into consideration crime statistics, extreme weather, risk of natural disasters, housing depreciation, foreclosures, air quality, life expectancy and job loss numbers.

Fall Weather in Corvallis


Forbes called Corvallis the 5th smartest city and it's no wonder with Oregon State University having been here for nearly 150 years. We are also proud to have Hewlett-Packard and Samaritan Health Systems call Corvallis home.

Benny riding bike


Our community values sustainable and environmentally responsible choices, whether it be how we power our university, what we put in our bodies, or how we choose to commute. We are committed to keeping Oregon green and being a leader for other communities to learn from.

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Downtown Corvallis

Where to eat

Aomatsu Sushi & Grill

Evergreen Indian

Riverview Mongolian

Laughing Planet Cafe
Local Restaurants

Arts & Culture

Darkside Cinema

Whiteside Theatre

Farmers Market

Riverfront Park

Around Town

Where to explore

Marys Peak

Just to the west of Corvallis is majestic Marys Peak. It is the highest point in the Oregon Coast Range and less than an hour from OSU to the summit!

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Where to stretch your legs

Corvallis Half Marathon
Corvallis Half Marathon


Photo Credits:
Oregon Coast | Corvallis Courthouse | Fall Colors | Reser Stadium | Sushi | Whiteside Theatre | Farmers Market | Riverfront Park