Located in Clackamas County eight miles south of Portland, Lake Oswego boasts the perfect combination of city life in a small town.
Welcome to Lake Oswego
Life in Lake Oswego is a culmination of the best Oregon has to offer and the pinnacle of Pacific Northwest beauty. If you’re looking for a laid-back community in a relaxing Northwest atmosphere, Lake Oswego should be at the top of your list. A summer in Lake Oswego is second to none. With beautiful public parks such as George Rogers along the Willamette River, and Cooks Butte overlooking the city, you’re sure to stumble upon the plentiful wild blackberry bushes throughout Lake Oswego. The town hosts two golf courses, The Lake Oswego Country Club and the Lake Oswego Municipal Golf Course. The lake, for which the city was named, is home to beautiful lakeside properties and lake access where many water enthusiasts spend their time boating and relaxing. Easements on either side of the lake allow boaters to dock and walk to nearby businesses and neighborhoods. Residents of Lake Oswego enjoy a local Farmer’s Market that occurs between the months of May and October where they can find up to 80 vendors accompanied by live music. In the fall and winter months, many residents turn to the fine dining restaurants Lake Oswego has to offer such as Oswego Grill and La Provence. A walk through downtown delivers beautifully strung lights and an outdoor rotating exhibit of sculptures provided by the town’s art council. With a population of 38,945 people, Lake Oswego is known for its tight-knit community and flourishing school system. Consistently ranked as the highest performing public school district in Oregon, the Lake Oswego School District (LOSD) ensures a quality public education. If you’re looking to explore outside of the city, look no further than Tryon Creek for your next outdoor adventure. If the city is more your style, Lake Oswego is located in close proximity to Downtown Portland where you can find some of the best business in Oregon. From its modest mom-and-pop shops to its awe-inspiring neighborhoods, Lake Oswego is sure to steal your heart.