Cottage Grove Real Estate

Description

Known as the “Covered Bridge Capital of Oregon, Cottage Grove was twice named an ”All-American City”.  Located just 20 miles south of Eugene on the I-5 corridor in the southern Willamette Valley, this small city celebrates it’s days as a 1860’s gold-rush town and still enjoys small-town charm. In 2007, thanks to innovation and strong school performance, Cottage Grove’s South Lane School District superintendent, Krista Parent, was named the National Superintendent of the Year.

With easy access to Eugene, the town serves as a bedroom community for many working in Eugene and the surrounding area. Downtown art galleries antiques and specialty shopping are all within easy walking distance of one another and Row River, which flows through Cottage Grove, is an ideal spot for picnicking, canoeing, angling or drifting. The area also offers three golf courses, more than 16 miles of multi-use trails and just minutes away are two lakes offering catfish and trout fishing as well as waterskiing and windsurfing.

Demographics

Population: 9,345
Zip Codes: 97424, 97472

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