Corvallis Oregon, whose name is Latin for “heart of the valley,” may be known for being the home of Oregon State University.  But did you know it’s also one of the best places in the US to retire?  In fact, in Forbe’s list of 26 best places in America to retire, Corvallis ranked #13!

What is it about Corvallis that makes it an ideal place to buy a home for your retirement? Corvallis is a scenic town with a small population of 57,000, but it’s close to larger metro areas like Eugene-Springfield and Salem.  And Portland is only 85 miles north on I-5.

Corvallis has a robust economy. And you won’t have as much difficulty finding a local doctor, as it has a high number of doctors per capita. It also has a low rate of serious crimes.  And you won’t have any problems finding a breath of fresh air with its great air quality and moderate weather.

If you’re looking to retire in Oregon, then Corvallis may be the perfect place for you to buy a new home. Take a look at homes for sale right now in Corvallis!