Cottage Grove is in the middle of Western Oregon at the southern tip of the Willamette Valley. It is at the center of the Oregon market (population of 3,747,455) as well as at the center of the fast growing Northern California-Pacific Northwest region. Located on the region’s major north-south interstate highway (Interstate 5), Cottage Grove has a direct link to the main west coast rail network and is within 90 miles of a major seaport. Oregon’s three major population centers are located within 125 miles. Recently, several new light industries have selected Cottage Grove as their new location. Cottage Grove enjoys an excellent position to take advantage of future economic growth.