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Gold Beach, Oregon (population  approximately   2,000) is a rural community located on Oregon's south coast.  It is the county seat for Curry County.  It is located at the mouth of the Rogue River, 37 miles north of the Oregon/California border on Highway 101.    In addition to containing County and City offices, the city of Gold Beach includes a hospital, rural shopping, restaurants, and one of the finest school systems in Oregon.  

Weather:  The Gold Beach climate is moderate.  The average temperature from June through August is 58.3 and from December through February is 47.7 degrees F.  The average annual rainfall is 60 to 80 inches per year although most of this occurs during the winter months.  The summer months are mostly dry.  Gold Beach is surrounded by unsurpassed natural beauty.  To the west is the Pacific Ocean.  Miles of breathtaking coastline stretch to the north and the south.  To the east lies an expansive region of uninhabited timberlands and mountains, including State lands and the Siskiyou National Forest.

Population:  Although the population of Gold Beach is just over 2,000 the immediate surrounding area substantially increases that number to about 5,000.  The population of Curry County is approximately 22,000.  

Industry:  Tourism, timber, agriculture, marine, sport, and commercial fisheries.

Helpful Links: Curry County Reporter   
                         Curry General Hospital
Curry County Historical Society

Central Curry School District

Information supplied by the Gold Beach Chamber of Commerce

 

     

Mary Stansell, Realtor
Century 21 Agate Realty, P.O. Box 127, Gold Beach, OR  97444
800-421-8553                          541-425-0121
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