Located in the northwestern corner of Clackamas County on the banks of the scenic Willamette River Lake Oswego is nestled among many of Oregon’s greatest attractions: Mt. Hood the Oregon Coast the Columbia Gorge and nearby vineyards farmlands and forests. Ideally situated close to Oregon’s major metropolitan areas – just 8 miles south of downtown Portland and about 45 minutes north of Salem the Oregon state capitol.
Although the city is primarily residential there is some commercial development and light manufacturing. Most of the businesses are located downtown near the Willamette River on the City’s eastern boundary or on the west end in the Lake Grove business district and neighborhood. Commercial properties on Kruse Way near the interstate highway offer some of the most sought after Class A office space in the region.
Lake Oswego is considered one of the finest residential areas in Oregon. Offering full-service police and fire protection a celebrated library and parks system. It also provides planning and zoning regulation building inspection and regulation street maintenance and improvement water wastewater and surface water services. The schools in the city rate among the best in the state.
Swimming & Golf
There is a city-owned sports center on the Willamette River two public swimming facilities on the privately-managed 18-hole golf course, indoor tennis center and an outdoor amphitheater right along the river. These amenities managed by the City’s Parks & Recreation Department help promote the city as a place to live where you play.
Community residents enjoy the convenience of small neighborhood retail areas while downtown and Lake Grove commercial centers draw both locals and visitors to enjoy shopping service and dining options. The Kruse Way district with more than two million square feet of Class A office space is a regional employment center with convenient freeway access and proximity to amenities and services. Downtown Lake Oswego Lake Grove and surrounding light industrial areas offer convenient employment opportunities.
City of Lake Oswego: 503- 635-0257 www.ci.oswego.or.us
Chamber of Commerce: 503-636-3634 www.lake-oswego.com