Corvallis is a located in central western Oregon. It is the county seat of Benton County and the principal city of the Corvallis, Oregon Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Benton County. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 54,462. Corvallis is the location of Oregon State University.
Corvallis is located at an elevation of 235 feet. Situated midway in the Willamette Valley, Corvallis is about 46 miles (74 km) east of Newport and the Oregon Coast, 85 miles (137 km) south of Portland, 30 miles (48 km) south of the state capital, Salem, 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Albany, about 10 miles (16 km) west of Interstate 5 at its closest point, and 48 miles (77 km) north of Eugene/Springfield. Oregon Route 99W, a secondary north-south route, also runs through Corvallis. U.S. Route 20 (which leads to Newport) and Oregon Route 34 (which leads to Waldport about 56 miles (90 km) to the west) both secondary East-West routes run through Corvallis from the Oregon Coast.
For more local information about Corvallis, visit…
City of Corvallis
Official web site for the city of Corvallis, Oregon.
Corvallis Convention & Visitors Bureau
Corvallis is a beautiful College town nestled in the heart of Oregon’s lovely Willamette Valley.
Local Corvallis online newspaper.