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Long-Beach is a small city in Pacific County on the southwest coast of Washington. As of the 2000 census, the population was 1,283 residents. Long Beach is home to the Northwestern pop cultural phenomenon Jake the Alligator Man. The town of Long Beach was named one of "America's Favorite Beach Towns," by Forbes Traveler.com and voted "Best Beach" by viewers of Seattle's KING-5 TV. The town's streets are lined with colorful shops, seafood restaurants, museums and comfortable lodging. Part of Long Beach Peninsula, the town has an expansive beach and also offers a national park, two historic lighthouses, oyster farms, cranberry bogs and fabulous restaurants. Long Beach began when Henry Harrison Tinker bought a land claim from Charles E. Reed in 1880, platted a town and called it Tinkerville. Later, the name was changed and Long Beach was officially incorporated in 1922. Things to do in the area include swimming, clamming, and surfing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding and golf. You can charter a boat in Long Beach for fishing or a birding trip, or kayak on the Columbia River. Long Beach is also home to the World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame and the Cranberry Museum & Demonstration Farm. You will also find spas in Long Beach and a sustainable living center and organic farm that offers yoga classes.

Surrounding areas: Seaview, Washington (1.2 mi), Rosburg, Washington (19.9 mi), Skamokawa, Washington (29.1 mi), Cathlamet, Washington (33.8 mi), Westport, Washington (37.2 mi)

Long Beach Vacation Rentals

Long Beach Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Fort Lewis & Clark Motel700 N Pacific HwyLong Beach, WA (360) 642-8458
Super 8 Motel Dba Holeman Investment Co500 Ocean BCH BlvdLong Beach, WA (360) 642-8988
The Inn At Ilwaco120 Williams St NeIlwaco, WA3.0 mi.(206) 642-8686
Ocean Park Resort25904 R StOcean Park, WA9.5 mi.(360) 665-4585
Shilo Inn1609 East HBR DrWarrenton, OR14.4 mi.(503) 641-6565
Best Western Lincoln Inn Of Astoria555 Hamburg AveAstoria, OR14.8 mi.(503) 325-2205
Red Lion Inn Astoria400 Industry StAstoria, OR14.8 mi.(503) 325-7373
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites-Astoria204 West Marine DrAstoria, OR14.9 mi.(888) 898-6222
Rivershore Motel59 Marine DrAstoria, OR15.0 mi.(503) 325-2921
Cannery Pier HotelNo 10 Basin StAstoria, OR15.6 mi.(503) 325-4996
Comfort Suites Astoria3420 Leif Erickson DrAstoria, OR16.2 mi.(503) 325-2000
Hillcrest Inn118 N ColumbiaSeaside, OR25.4 mi.(800) 270-7659
Shilo Inn Seaside Oceanfront30 N PromSeaside, OR25.5 mi.(503) 641-6565
Sundowner Motor Inn125 Oceanway StSeaside, OR25.5 mi.(503) 738-8301
Comfort Inn Boardwalk545 BroadwaySeaside, OR25.6 mi.(503) 738-3011
Seaside Inn581 S PromSeaside, OR25.7 mi.(800) 772-7766
Shilo Inn Seaside East900 S HolladaySeaside, OR25.9 mi.(503) 641-6565
Microtel Inn & Suites2455 S Roosevelt DrSeaside, OR26.1 mi.(503) 738-8971
Bed & Breakfast
Boreas Bed & Breakfast607 N BlvdLong Beach, WA (360) 642-8069
Kola House Bed & Breakfast211 PearlIlwaco, WA3.2 mi.(206) 642-2819
Officers Inn Bed & Breakfast540 Russell PLHammond, OR11.4 mi.(530) 861-2524
Gilbert Inn Bed & Breakfast341 BCH DrSeaside, OR25.6 mi.(503) 738-9770

Long Beach Weather & Climate

Oregon's North Coast has the least sunshine of any area in the state but the gorgeous scenery more than makes up for the lack of sunshine. The northwest region is a heavily timbered area with lots of rainfall much of the year, resulting in lush pastures and rich farmland. Along the coast, the average annual snowfall is only one to three inches, with many years in which there is no measurable amount at all. Thunderstorms can occur in the valleys, but are usually not severe. Major flooding occurs in the coastal streams as a result of several days of moderate to heavy rain. Melting of a heavy snow pack on the Coast Range and/or the Cascades greatly increases the flood potential. The only other severe weather conditions on the Oregon coast are hailstorms, which are generally light and cover very small areas, and occasional high winds.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 47°F 35°F 11.61 in. 49°F
February 50°F 36°F 9.91 in. 49°F
March 52°F 38°F 9.02 in. 50°F
April 55°F 40°F 6.02 in. 51°F
May 59°F 44°F 3.92 in. 54°F
June 62°F 49°F 2.99 in. 57°F
July 65°F 51°F 1.69 in. 58°F
August 66°F 51°F 1.79 in. 58°F
September 67°F 47°F 3.29 in. 58°F
October 60°F 41°F 6.76 in. 55°F
November 52°F 38°F 11.82 in. 53°F
December 48°F 35°F 12.37 in. 51°F

Long Beach Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Astoria Regional airport (AST) located about 15 miles southeast of Long Beach in Astoria, Oregon, the Bowerman airport (HQM) located approximately 43 miles north of Long Beach in Hoquiam, Washington, the Chehalis Centralia airport (CLS) located roughly 55 miles east of Long Beach in Chehalis, Washington, the Olympia airport (OLM) located around 69 miles northeast of Long Beach in Olympia, Washington, the Scappoose Industrial Airpark airport (SPB) located about 69 miles southeast of Long Beach in Scappoose, Oregon, and finally Sanderson Field (SHN) located approximately 74 miles northeast of Long Beach in Shelton, Washington.

Long Beach Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Oaks Amusement ParkPortlandOR87.5 mi.
Water Parks
Wild Waves Water ParkFederal WayWA106.2 mi.
Golf Courses
Peninsula Golf CourseLong BeachWA 
Surfside Golf CourseOcean ParkWA9.5 mi.
Gearhart Golf LinksGearhartOR23.6 mi.
Highlands at GearhartGearhartOR23.6 mi.
Seaside Golf ClubSeasideOR25.6 mi.
Willapa Harbor Golf CourseRaymondWA27.4 mi.
Ski Areas
Cooper SpurPortlandOR87.5 mi.
Mount Hood MeadowsPortlandOR87.5 mi.
State Parks
Fort Canby State ParkWA4.4 mi. 
Loomis Lake State ParkWA5.4 mi. 
Fort Columbia State ParkWA9.3 mi. 
Fort Columbia Historical State ParkWA9.5 mi. 
Pacific Pines State ParkWA10.2 mi. 
Fort Stevens State ParkOR11.4 mi. 
Leadbetter Point State ParkWA16.4 mi. 
Del Rey Beach State ParkOR22.5 mi. 
Gearheart Ocean State ParkOR23.8 mi. 
Willie Keils Grave State ParkWA27.2 mi. 
Elmer Feldenheimer State ParkOR27.8 mi. 
South Beach State ParkWA28.9 mi. 
Grayland Beach State ParkWA29.6 mi. 
Ecola State ParkOR30.2 mi. 
Grayland Access State ParkWA31.0 mi. 
John Yeon State ParkOR31.6 mi. 
Bradley State ParkOR32.3 mi. 
Saddle Mountain State ParkOR32.5 mi. 
Haystack Hill State ParkOR33.0 mi. 
Tolovana Beach State ParkOR33.6 mi. 
World Kite MuseumLong BeachWA(Miscellaneous)
Columbia River Maritime MuseumAstoriaOR15.6 mi.(History)
Pacific County Historical Society and MuseumSouth BendWA24.5 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Oregon ZooPortlandOR87.5 mi.
Northwest Trek Wildlife ParkEatonvilleWA92.0 mi.
Point Defiance Zoo and AquariumTacomaWA98.3 mi.
The Seattle AquariumSeattleWA118.7 mi.
Woodland Park Zoological GardensSeattleWA118.7 mi.

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