Cave Junction, Oregon
Cave Junction is a small town with a lot of friends. Over 17,000 people depend on Cave Junction for services. With a population of around 1,300 in Cave Junction itself, they serve a lot of people.
So why do so many people live outside the city limits of Cave Junction? The big reason is for the beautiful countryside.
Retirees come from all over the United States to live the life they dreamed about throughout their careers.
In and around Cave Junction, great prices on homes and property make owning large acreage so affordable, and even if you don't use the land for anything but privacy, it's fun to have it.
Cave Junction was incorporated in 1948, and the first census reported 282 people in 1950. Now, Cave Junction boasts 1,300 citizens.
Don't make the mistake of thinking "hicksville," because Cave Junction is not in the "sticks!"
Cave Junction is on Highway 199, "The Redwood Highway" and is halfway between San Francisco and Portland.
Nine miles to the north of Cave Junction is the incomparable Lake Selmac, and 55 miles to the southwest is the gorgeous Pacific Ocean. On the way, you will pass through the majestic Redwood Forests along the Smith River.
Cave Junction sits in amongst mountains where elevations range from 1200" to over 7000".
Enjoy white water rafting on the raging Illinois River, and hike, fish, or pan gold in the pristine Kalmiopsis Wilderness area.
Of course, Cave Junction is the gateway to the Oregon Caves National Monument, from which it derived its' name.
The Cave Junction area hosts lumber and wine industries, and is a major tourist destination.
This beautiful valley in the Siskiyou mountains is only 35 minutes away from the Three Rivers Community Hospital in Grants Pass, and Cave Junction is only one hour from the Medford International Airport.
There is a very diverse group of residents in the Cave Junction community, as residents are from so many areas and backgrounds. You may live between a computer industry guru, and a retired financier, or an airline pilot.
Homes and properties can be had from the $100,000's to over a few million, and nobody acts any different toward you based on what you spend.
Cave Junction symbolizes harmonious living among man and nature.
Ever since the 1830's people have been heading for Oregon, so hitch up your wagon and head for Cave Junction. Call me to be your wagonmaster for your home search.