Introduction to Keizer, Oregon
Keizer, Oregon, in Marion county, is 3 miles N of Salem, Oregon and 40 miles SW of Portland, Oregon.
Keizer was named after Thomas Dove Keizer. The first settlers arrived in the area in the 1840s. The John Pugh house is the oldest house in the city, which was built in 1875. The city was incorporated in 1982.
Keizer and nearby Attractions
- Evergreen Aviation Museum
- Mission Mill Museum
- McLoughlin House National Historic Site
- Champoeg State Park
- Maud Williamson State Park
- Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge
Things To Do In Keizer
The city of Keizer offers a number of facilities for recreation, as Northside County Park, Claggett Creek Park and Northridge Park are all located within the city. The Evergreen Aviation Museum and the Mission Mill Museum provide insight into the history of the area. The Clear Lake Golf Course is popular among local golfers as well.
Air transportation facilities are available from Portland International Airport.
Keizer Higher Education
One can pursue higher education at Chemeketa Community College, George Fox University and Willamette University.