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About Klamath County


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About Klamath County Oregon

Klamath Falls is the nearest major town with a population of about 21,000. There are smaller towns for convenience shopping within 5 miles of our properties. Klamath County, Oregon is located just east of the Cascade Range and just North of the Oregon/California Border. Winema National Forest is located in Klamath County.

 

Location

Klamath County, Oregon is located just east of the Cascade Range and just North of the Oregon/California Border. Winema National Forest is located in Klamath County.

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Climate

An altitude of 4000 feet provides the high/dry climate which produces warm summers and mild winters. The residents of the area enjoy sunshine on an average of 290 days a year. Winter snow fall is normally light (2 to 4 inches at a time). Average rainfall is 14 inches per year.

 

Population

Klamath Falls: (urban area) 45,000. Klamath County: 60,300.

 

Regional Tax Information

Sales Tax – No general sales tax.

Property Tax – Constitutionally limited to 1.5% of assessed value, excluding voter-approved bonded debt.

 

Klamath Lake

Oregon’s largest lake – over 30 miles long. Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge is located on the west shoreline of Upper Klamath-Agency Lake.

Fishing

With over 100 lakes, rivers and streams in Klamath County, this area offers some of the finest fishing in the U.S.

Hunting

Klamath County has some of the best hunting available. The Klamath marsh is excellent for waterfowl hunting, especially ducks and geese. Antelope, deer and other game animals are also found in Klamath County.

Water Sports

Upper Klamath Agency Lake is one of the finest water-skiing and sailing lakes in Oregon. One may ski or sail across Agency Lake into upper Klamath Lake, where it is possible to ski or sail for 30 unobstructed, straight miles.

Skiing

Uncrowded slopes and beautiful surroundings provide excellent downhill and cross-country skiing and snow-mobiling. Crater Lake National Park, world famous for its beauty, offers fantastic cross-country skiing.

Golf

There are 5 golf courses. Facilities include practice range, dining room and swimming pool. Located here in Klamath County at the Running Y Ranch Resort is Oregon’s only Arnold Palmer- designed golf course, recently rated #1 by Golf Digest Magazine. This course is open to the public and costs only $45 for 18 holes of golf.

Airport

Klamath International Airport – 10,301 ft. cargo qualified and pad runway. Restaurant, lounge, car rental agencies and rental spaces are available. Alaska Airlines provides air service to Klamath Falls.

Schools

Klamath County District has 5 high schools, 18 elementary and 5 middle schools. The Oregon Institute of Technology is located in Klamath Falls. There are also several parochial schools in Klamath County.

Hospital

Sky Lakes Medical Center -Located in Klamath Falls, Sky Lakes Medical Center is a full-service hospital with 65 physicians, over 680 employees, and $25 million dollar budget for operating expenses.

Shopping

There is major shopping in Klamath Falls and smaller towns surrounding Klamath Falls offer convenience shopping.

Cost of Living

National average: 100
Klamath Falls: 98.1

 

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