Port Orford Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Oregon
Set on the Oregon Coast, Port Orford is the most westerly-incorporated city in the contiguous United States, featuring a south facing harbor. Located in Curry County, the community of approximately 2,000 residents boasts miles of coastal trails, a natural open water bay, thick forests, wild rivers and long stretches of rugged coastline. Fields of cranberries dot the roadside, welcoming residents to the first town settled on the Oregon Coast. Inspired by the landscape, creative types such as artists, organic farmers and chefs call Port Orford home.
Positioned in the northern section of Oregon?s Wild Rivers Coast, Port Orford is approximately 70 miles north of the California border. Port Orford features Battle Rock and the namesake port, a natural open water port that occupies the southern part of town. The port is home to fishing boats that launch by crane, setting off for crab, cod, rockfish and salmon. With only 15 minutes to nearby lakes, including Floras and Garrison Lakes, an 83-acre freshwater lake on the northwest section of town separates the town from the ocean by a sand dune.
Port Orford sits on the north end of Oregon?s ?banana belt,? enjoying a climate that is sunny and temperate year-round. Humbug Mountain juts right into the ocean?s surface, adorning the area with natural beauty, historical relevance and serene surroundings. The area also features the Cape Blanco Lighthouse, Historic Hughes House and the Port Orford Lifeboat Station. The Elk, Rogue and Sixes Rivers are just beyond residents? backdoor, offering rafting, kayaking, hiking, camping and wilderness adventure abound.
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