About Our Beautiful Coastal Area

Oregon’s Bay Area is comprised of the communities of Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston. They are located in Coos County and edge the Pacific Ocean and surround Coos Bay, Oregon’s largest natural deep water port  The area’s main industries are timber, fisheries, maritime industry and tourism. Major components include the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay, U.S. Coast Guard Station, Charleston Marina Complex, Coos County Business Enterprise Center, North Bend Municipal Airport, BLM, The Mill Casino, and Bay Area Hospital.

Distance to Eugene is 115 miles, Portland is 212 miles and the California border is 110 miles.

City Sites
City of Coos Bay, City of North Bend

Click here to see population numbers from the latest census for North Bend and other Oregon cities.

Average temperatures
January Highs 52 degrees; Lows 39 degrees
July Highs 64 degrees; Lows 52 degrees

Annual precipitation
63.48 inches

Coos Bay:10′ North Bend 16′

Coos Bay School District 9
Elementary Schools: Blossom Gulch, Bunker Hill, Charleston, Eastside, Madison, Milner Crest
Middle Schools: Millicoma, Sunset
High School: Marshfield

North Bend School District 13
Elementary Schools: Hillcrest, North Bay
North Bend Junior High
North Bend High School

Southwestern Oregon Community College: Established in 1961, it serves 14,000 full and part-time students

University of Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, Charleston

Coos Bay Public Library; North Bend Public Library

North Bend Municipal Airport, Oregon International Port of Coos Bay, Greyhound Bus Lines, Porter Stage Lines, Coos Bay Public Transit/Dial-a-Ride

Pacific Power, Coos Bay/North Bend Water Board

Service Organizations
Boys and Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon,

Other Sites of Interest
Coos Bay Senior Activity Center – 886 S. 4th – 541-269-2626
Coos Bay Visitor Information Center – 50 Central Avenue – 541-269-0215