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City of Lake Oswego Facts:

  • Population:  37,300
  • Area in square miles:  11.4
  • Acres of parks and natural areas: 620
  • Oswego Lake Acreage:  405
  • Median Age:  45.7
  • Median Household Income:  $84,244
  • Education:  66% have at least a bachelor’s degree

City-owned Facilities include a Water Sports Center on the Willamette River, one public-owned swimming facility on the lake (open seasonally), an 18-hold municipal golf course and driving range, indoor tennis center, Luscher community farm and gardens, and many more!

City of Oswego was incorporated in 1910.  The town was originally founded by Albert Alonzo Durham in 1847 and named after his birthplace of Oswego, New York.

The Lake Oswego School District has some of the highest graduation rates and school performance ratings in the region.