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Corvallis News and Awards

Corvallis, Oregon features often in the news and regularly wins awards for livability. Please find below a list of the awards, rankings, and tourism-related mentions of Corvallis in the news and in various magazines and websites.

The League of American Bicyclists has listed Corvallis as a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community, and Oregon State University as a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly University. Learn more.

AARP.org: 10 Great Small Cities for Retirement (.pdf) - The AARP lists Corvallis as a great place to retire to. (9/12/12)

CityLab: Are These America's Brainiest Cities? (.pdf) - Corvallis ranks 22nd in this list of the top 100 "brainiest" metros. (6/25/13)

NerdWallet: Best Places for Work-Life Balance (.pdf) - Corvallis is ranked at the number one best place to live for work-life balance. (7/14/13)

CityLab: The Surprising Cities Leading America's Start-Up Revolution (.pdf) - Corvallis is number 10 on this list of cities leading the start-up revolution. (8/15/13)

Entrepreneur.com: The Best Cities for Entrepreneurs (.pdf) - Corvallis, Oregon is listed as one of five top cities for entrepreneurs in the United States. (8/26/13)

OnlyInYourState.com: Here Are The 10 Best Cities In Oregon To Raise A Family (.pdf) - Corvallis is ranked 4th on this list of the best places in Oregon to raise a family. (1/11/16)

Travel & Leisure: Love Beer? Here's Where You Should Go Next (.pdf) - Corvallis was ranked fourth in a list of "small metro area" craft beer tourism destinations by Travelocity. (10/18/16)

City of Corvallis: Corvallis earns highest certification for sustainable technology efforts (.pdf) - The City of Corvallis received the highest level of certification for its accomplishments in the State Electronics Challenge (SEC), a national program that encourages public entities such as local governments to reduce the environmental footprint of their technology purchasing, use and disposal, for the fifth year in a row. (3/15/17)

SmartAsset: The Most Fitness-Friendly Cities for 2016 (.pdf) - Corvallis was third on this list of 2016's most fitness-friendly cities. (4/10/17)

Expedia: Celebrating the change in season in these top destinations (.pdf) - Corvallis was listed as a top spring destination by Expedia. (3/15/17)

CityDog Magazine - The Summer 2017 issue of CityDog Magazine features an excellent article on Corvallis, Oregon and the surrounding areas. (6/29/17)

Livability: 2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live (.pdf) - Corvallis is listed #3 in Livability's top 100 best places to live. (1/26/2018)

SaveOnEnergy.com: Top U.S. Cities for Green Transportation (.pdf) - Corvallis is ranked 8th for medium-sized cities for green transportation options. (7/31/18)

Smart Asset: Most Fitness-Friendly Places for 2021 (.pdf) - Corvallis is #21 on this list.

Vacation Idea Dream Vacation Magazine: 20 Best Things to Do in Corvallis, Oregon (.pdf) - A listicle of places to visit when you come to Corvallis.

24/7 Wall St.: The 25 Best Cities for Active People (.pdf) - Corvallis is #6 on this list. (1/24/21)

Statesman Journal: Corvallis to the Sea Trail offers 62-mile route from Willamette Valley to the ocean (.pdf) - Paul Lask reports on his trip along the Corvallis-to-the-Sea Trail. (4/24/21)

Please Note: All Oregonians and visitors over the age of five, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear masks in indoor public settings and in outdoor settings in which individuals from different households are unable to consistently maintain physical distance. Click here to learn more.
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Corvallis, OR 97333
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