Introduction to Klamath Falls, Oregon
Klamath Falls, Oregon, in Klamath county, is 56 miles E of Medford, Oregon and 232 miles S of Portland, Oregon. There are an estimated 19,462 people in the city.
Klamath Falls History
Klamath Falls is the county seat of Klamath County, which was established on October 17, 1882. The city was originally known as "Linkville" and was founded by George Nurse. The city got its present name in 1892. The area was first inhabited by the Modoc and Klamath Native Americans. The city was incorporated in 1905.
Klamath Falls and nearby Attractions
- Eldorado Park
- Mills - Kiwanis Park
- Siskiyou County Museum
- Veterans Memorial Park
- Fort Jones
- Kit Carson Park
Things To Do In Klamath Falls
Richmond Park, Kit Carson Park, OC&E Woods Line State Trail and Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge offer facilities for recreation. The Siskiyou County Museum and the Weed Historic Lumber Town Museum can also be visited from Klamath.
Klamath Falls Transportation
Rogue Valley International provides facilities for air transportation.
Klamath Falls Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Klamath Community College, Rogue Community College and Southern Oregon University.