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. 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) 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) 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) 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)

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Corvallis, OR 97333
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