The City of Myrtle Point lies in the south central portion of Coos County, Oregon in the foothills of the Coast Range. Myrtle Point is situated along the South Fork Coquille River, downstream from its confluence with the Middle Fork and just upstream from its confluence with the North Fork Coquille River. The City covers an area of 1.62 square miles and sits on a promontory, 92 feet above sea level, overlooking the Coquille River Valley. Myrtle Point is located approximately 15 miles from the Pacific Ocean.
With a population of 2,514, Myrtle Point offers small town living with easy access to the Oregon coast and outdoor activities. The City has been nicknamed the “Hub of Coos County” due to its central location and its role as a gateway to Oregon’s South Coast via Highway 42. Visitors to the Pacific Ocean pass through Myrtle Point to access ocean beaches. The proximity of Myrtle Point to the Coquille River and the Coast Range mountains makes the community a favorite destination among hunters and anglers.
The timber and agricultural industries have historically provided Myrtle Point’s economic lifeblood. In 2013, the Myrtle Point School District is the City’s largest employer. Many residents opt to live in Myrtle Point while traveling to Coquille and the Coos Bay area for employment.
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