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"Located on Interstate 5, between Eugene and Salem, Albany, Oregon
is a great place to stay and get a taste of Oregon, since it is just
over one hour to Portland, the coast or the Cascade Mountain Range.
Colorful Queen Annes, Craftsman Bungalows that would make Gustav
Stickley proud, museums, antique shopping and over 700 historic
buildings in three nationally registered historic districts; a visit
to Albany, Oregon is an experience rich in pioneer history and
charm. Whether you are looking for museums, scenic drives,
historic sites, wineries, special events and festivals or outdoor
recreation, Albany is the place to be. Albany, Oregon is at
the center of a region full of outdoor possibilities. Water sports,
winter sports, and some of the Northwest's finest golf courses make
Albany the perfect headquarters for Willamette Valley adventures."
Albany Oregon Visitors Association.
Albany is located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, with the
Willamette River bordering the community. Albany offers direct travel
to all areas of the state with I-5 dissecting the city and the
east/west State Highways 20 and 34 an integral part of the traffic
pattern. The City of Portland, the Cascade Mountains and the Pacific
Ocean are all within an hour and a half driving time, putting Albany
in an excellent position for economic and recreational opportunities.
Albany's year round climate can be considered temperate. Winter
months are generally mild, with an average rainfall of 42 inches.
Average temperature during winter months is 58 degrees while summer
months are mild with an average temperature of 78 degrees. Humidity is
generally low with most rainfall occurring from November through May.
Albany Real Estate
Linn, Benton Incorporated in 1864
Location: Mid-Willamette Valley
Nearest Major Highway and Distance: I-5 | local access
Nearest Major City and Distance:
Salem | 24 miles, Estimated Drive Time: 30 minutes
Distance to Portland: 69 miles
Source: Oregon Department of Transportation,
State of Oregon Map; Oregon Blue Book
29 municipal parks some with sports fields, playgrounds, tennis
and basketball courts and riverfront bike paths. Private and
non-profit facilities offering golf; swimming; tennis,
racquetball and basketball courts; and other health club
facilities. Wide range of performing and visual arts. Four
historic districts, over 700 historic structures. Northwest Art
& Air Festival, River Rhythms concert series and Victorian Days.
Nearby, many covered bridges, wineries, wildlife refuges and
historic sites. Marinas, camping, bicycling, swimming and
hiking. Hundreds of local streams and lakes provide excellent
trout, steelhead and salmon fishing, as well as other water
activities such as boating, kayaking, canoeing and water skiing.
Source: City Administration, local chamber of
commerce, local convention and visitor bureau0
Elevation: 210' Measurement Location: Corvallis
Monthly Ave. Low: 33°F Monthly Ave. High: 81°F
Hottest Month August Coldest Month January
Driest Month July Wettest Month
Average annual precipitation: 42.670"
Humidity (Hour 10, local time):
Average July afternoon humidity: 57%
Average January afternoon humidity: 84%
Source: Oregon Climate Service