The Kelso-Longview area is a scenic corner of SW Washington situated at the meeting point of three rivers with a backdrop of green forests and white mountains, with opportunities for year-round recreation drawing both visitors and residents. The comfortable rural life style and small-town charm of the area is a unique combination of elegant residential areas and an active river front industry.
It is an area where international corporations and small businesses exist side by side.Although historically the area has benefited from a timber-based economy, forward-thinking city governments have paved the way for new manufacturing businesses to locate here, resulting in a growing economy and stable tax base.
The area is attractive for all ages of people. Here you will find an emphasis on education, families, business development, natural resources and quality of life. Residents pride in the beauty of the areas parks, trees, rivers and surrounding forests is reflected in active community programs and service groups
Take a look around this section of the website for economic, healthcare, and education information or click straight over to our visitor information section for the photograph album, explore our varied recreation facilties and browse some of our local culture.