Founded in 1847 and incorporated in 1910, Lake Oswego, Oregon has long been a hub for commerce, tourism, and natural beauty. Located just 10-miles south of Portland and considered an affluent suburb of Portland, Lake Oswego is a brilliant combination of beauty, waterfront real estate, and plenty to entertain. The area around Lake Oswego experienced many challenges to development during the 19th Century. Fortunately, the 20th Century brought about innovation and industry that allowed the area to grow.
Today, Lake Oswego is home to nearly 37,000 people. Its convenient proximity to Portland and Interstate 5, and the abundance of natural beauty and history in the area, are the primary draws to the area. With more than 20 developed parks in the city and waterfront recreation along Oswego Lake and the Willamette River, Lake Oswego is a perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts.