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The Klamath Falls, Oregon Real Estate market has never been more exciting and Coldwell Banker Holman Premier Realty can provide you with a complete range of real estate services. Klamath Falls, Oregon is located in the south central region of Oregon and borders northern California. Klamath Falls sits on the southern shore of Upper Klamath Lake and is nestled in the Klamath Basin on the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains. Klamath Falls, the City of Sunshine, enjoys nearly 300 days of sunshine each year. The City, seat of Klamath County, has a population of approximately 19,000 within the City limits and an additional 25,000+ population in the surrounding urban growth boundary.
Klamath Falls is a great community that offers a wide variety of industry, parks & recreation, shopping and entertainment. Best of all, Klamath Falls offers some of the most spectacular views of Oregon’s natural landscape.
Klamath Falls, Oregon is a beautiful community that we are very excited to show you. Nestled in a large basin with surrounding mountains, Klamath Falls has more to offer the outdoor enthusiast than most other cities in Oregon. Below is a community profile that gives you a preliminary look and feel of Klamath Falls and what it has to offer. After reviewing the community profile, please contact us so we can schedule a private session to get to know you and your needs, wants and desires.
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The Community of Klamath Falls, Oregon
Klamath Falls was formed in 1882 as the town of Linkville and was platted along a short river that linked the lakes now known as Klamath Lake and Lake Ewauna. It was this river where the "falls” were located that Klamath Falls was named after in 1893. The falls have since disappeared under water due to the installation of the Link River Dam.
Upper Klamath Lake which covers 133 square miles, is the largest body of fresh water in the Pacific Northwest. Klamath County has more than 82 lakes and streams and is the home of Crater Lake National Park, the deepest fresh water lake in the United States and the 7th deepest in the world. There are more than 150,000 acres of wildlife refuges that are set aside primarily for water fowl which makes for some of the best bird watching, and also one of the largest populations of Bald Eagles, in the U.S. The Running Y Resorthas the only Arnold Palmer designed golf course in Oregon and Klamath County has 4 other golf courses to enjoy. Other recreational opportunities are served through the Ross Ragland Theater, the Linkville Playhouse, the Klamath County Fairgrounds and the KLA-MO-YA casino.
Klamath Falls is home to 2 beautiful college campuses Oregon Institute of Technology and Klamath Community College. Elementary and secondary students are served by Klamath Falls City School District and Klamath County School District. City and County schools include twelve elementary, three junior high and three senior high schools.
Passenger Air travel to/from the county is through the Klamath Falls International Airport and Amtrak serves Klamath Falls via a stop on the Coast Starlight train that runs between Los Angeles and Seattle.
Klamath County is served by the Sky Lakes Medical Center, a 176 bed health care facility. Sky Lakes completed a $40 Million, 100,000-square-foot modernization in 2008. The project added 50 private rooms, 17 semi-private rooms, and additional space for 35 patients whose visits will be less than one day.
The local news is delivered daily by The Herald and News.
Unique shopping opportunities of the Klamath Basin has brought in several larger stores; The Home Depot, Wal-mart SuperCenter, Fred Meyer, Big K-Mart, Big Lots, Ross Dress for Less, and Bi-Mart are just a few. In addition, there are many locally-owned smaller businesses which offer unique and specialized shopping; such as Hutches Bicycles, Holliday Jewelry, Furniture Warehouse, Diamond S Meats and many more.
Large employers include Jeld-Wen, an industry leading window and door manufacturer, Sky Lakes Medical Center an award winning medical center, Columbia Forest Products and Collins Products both leading manufactures in the lumber industry.