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The Spirit of the Northwest

Corvallis is Latin for “heart of the valley” and that describes Corvallis. The city is situated in the middle of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. It’s located within 90 minutes of the Portland metropolitan area, world-class skiing, Oregon’s famous wine country and the spectacular Oregon coast. Corvallis has a residential population of nearly 55,000 and is home to the Pac-12’s Oregon State University.

Spend the day savoring Northwest cuisine, sipping local wine, browsing the farmers market or strolling along the river. Corvallis also has a deep culture of live music. Head outdoors and you’ll find world-class mountain biking, cycling and hiking. The fishing, hunting and golfing are superb. This one-of-a-kind community is sure to capture your heart.

Facts About Corvallis

  • Population: 54,953 (2014)
  • Benton County rated fifth-best life expectancy (80.93 years at birth)
  • Ranked Oregon’s most bike-friendly city
  • Median household income: $40,425 (2014)
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About Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

Good Samaritan, the largest hospital in Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties, offers more than 22 medical specialties including comprehensive cancer care, a full-service cardiology and cardiac and vascular surgery program, a sleep lab, neurosurgery and other regional services. One of four Level II Trauma Centers in the state, the 188-bed medical center employs more than 1,500 professionals and 275 volunteers.