Monmouth is located West of the City of Independence and East of the City of Dallas, with a population 9,720 as of July 2011. The City of Monmouth was founded in 1856 and has been providing quality public services for more than 150 years and has its own electric distribution system.
Home to Western Oregon University (WOU), educational opportunities are abound. Ranked amongst the highest in the state, WOU is a 4-year institution of higher education, offering a variety of degree programs to more than 6,500 students. Established in 1856, the University has had several names throughout the years and is the oldest public university in Oregon, as well as, on the West Coast. The beautiful campus also boasts the distinction of having one of the largest Christmas trees in the United States.
Monmouth offers space for small to medium sized retail, office, cottage industry, and a variety of other businesses. There is also a weekly farmers & crafters market for the emergent entrepreneur. Though the university supplies many of the requisite student services in-house, there is a wealth of untapped opportunity for the creative business thinker.
Mailing and Physical Address:
City of Monmouth
151 Main Street West
Monmouth, OR 97361
Population: 9,720 in July 2011
Longitude 44.84845N Latitude 123.23645W
For more information about the history of Monmouth visit www.ci.monmouth.or.us