Corvallis, OR Homes for Sale
Corvallis, Oregon was originally names Marysville, by a man named Joseph C. Avery in 1849. In 1853, the name was changed to “Corvallis,” from the Latin phrase cor vallis meaning “heart of the valley.” Corvallis has a population of approximately 55,000 and is home to the Oregon State University Beavers. It is also the county seat for Benton County.
- Corvallis was the original capital for the Oregon Territory prior to Salem being selected as the permanent capital.
- Corvallis has a higher education rate per capita than any other city in the State of Oregon.
- Corvallis has the highest percentage of bicycle commuters of any city in the United States. For more information click here.
- Corvallis is one of the top “green power communities” in the nation. 21% of its electricity comes from renewable resources.
Distances From Corvallis
Oregon Coast (Newport) – 46 miles
Portland – 85 miles
Salem – 30 miles
Albany – 10 miles
Eugene – 48 miles