Located just two hours
from the bustling city of Portland, Lincoln City is ideally situated along seven miles of sandy beach. Residents enjoy a moderate climate with cool winters and warm summers with low humidity. Lincoln City has nearly 8,000 friendly residents, but during the summer months the population can easily swell to more than 30,000 as visitors from all over the world enjoy the beaches, forests, rivers and Devil’s Lake.
Recreational opportunities including fishing, cycling, scuba diving, surfing, kayaking, windsurfing, bird watching, hang gliding or golfing are abundant. Spend the day flying a kite, watching the whales, browsing through unique gift shops and galleries, shopping at retail shops and an outlet mall, sampling local wines or enjoying fine Northwest cuisine.
Serving the citizens in Lincoln County since 1967, Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital, providing quality medical care to the Lincoln City community. With 282 trained specialists, 23 physicians with privileges, and 34 consulting physician specialists, the team works closely to serve the health needs of the community.
- Population: 7,930 (2010)
- Home to the D River, one of the shortest in the world
- Median household income: $26,988 (2009)