Corvallis is located in central western Oregon, United States. It is the county seat of Benton County and the principal city of the Corvallis, Oregon Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Benton County. Corvallis has a residential population of 59,922 per 2020 Census and is home to Oregon State University. It is is nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley and within 90 minutes of the bustling Portland metropolitan area, the rugged beauty of the Cascade Mountains, and the spectacular Oregon Coast.
The city developed the Imagine Corvallis 2040 community vision in 2016. Corvallis city government seek to partner and collaborate with individuals and groups that have an interest, contribute talent and/or bring resources to put the community's vision into practice. The driving principals of the vision are: