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The Coastal Express buses travel US Hwy 101 connecting Brookings to North Bend, Oregon and Smith River, California; service is offered every day except for Sunday.
The Public Oregon Intercity Transit (POINT) connects Brookings to these Oregon cities: Grants Pass, Medford and Klamath Falls.
The Brookings Airport is a public-use, county-owned airport. The nearest regional airport is the Del Norte County Regional Airport, which is about 35 minutes south of Harbor, along U.S. Hwy 101.
The Sacramento International Airport is located about 7 hours south, and the Portland International Airport is about 7 hours north of Harbor.
TRICARE Information and News
For a full list of community health centers, visit the Health Center Program at https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/.
Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website https://findadentist.ada.org/.
FOR THE CHILDREN
To be eligible for kindergarten in Oregon, a student must have turned 5 on or before September 1. The compulsory school age in the state of Oregon is age 7. However, that number drops to ages 5 to 6 once the child is enrolled in public school. For kindergarten, the state of Oregon does offer an early entry option.
The Brookings-Harbor area is served by Brookings-Harbor School District (BHSD):
The area also offers other private schools including, Brookings Harbor Christian School.
Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC)
Curry Campus– situated in Brookings, the Curry Campus was completed in 2012 and offers several certifications and associate degrees. The campus is located at 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway. For detailed information, view the SWOCC website or call (541) 469-5017.
If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful.
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition. Learn about the Military Tuition Assistance Program. Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
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When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit. There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.
Division of Child & Family Services (920) 459-6418
Curry County Public Health (541) 247-3387
South Coast Humane Society (541) 412-0325
County Sheriff (541) 247-3242 or (800) 543-8471
Chetco Community Public Library (541) 469-7738
4.3 miles from Station Chetco River in Harbor
Located near the Azalea Plaza and Harris Beach State Park, this area offers lots of convenient amenities.
5.2 miles from Station Chetco River in Harbor
Pacific Heights is a beautiful neighborhood on coast, right off Hwy 101 and about 12 minutes from the unit.
The Brookings-Harbor area has a cool-summer mediterranean climate, with cool winters and mild, dry summers. The average rainfall during July and August is less than 1 inch per month. Located at the foot of the Klamath Mountains along the Oregon coast, this area can often experience warm days, sometimes reaching between 70° F and 100° F during January and February; this warming is called the “Brookings effect”. In the lowlands, heavy fog is common during the summer months. The average high during the summer months is 67° F, and the low is 42° F during the winter months.
CG Station is located in the census-designated community of Harbor; the city of Brookings, Oregon is located just across the river from CG Station Chetco River and offers a variety of things to do. Brookings-Harbor is often referred to as Oregon’s Banana Belt and some winters can have averages of 70° F due to its location on the Oregon coast.
In December, Azalea Park lights up with close to half a million lights to celebrate the holidays. In the summers, this beautiful park has open air concerts that are free to the public. Enjoy the azaleas and scenic trails, the playground, athletic fields, horseshoe pits and more!
Harris Beach State Park offers miles of scenic beachfront views, camping and picnicking sites, and boasts the largest island off the Oregon coast.
The Chetco Valley Museum located in Harbor, OR, is housed in the historic Blake House, built in 1857. Overlooking the Chetco Valley and Pacific Ocean, this museum is dedicated to sharing the timeless story of the Chetco River and its people.
The area offers a variety of activities, including fishing, hiking, camping, rafting, kayaking, crabbing, bicycling and the Curry County Fair. Additionally, Brookings has been designated as a bike-friendly city and is located on the Pacific Coast Bike Route, the most-traveled bike route in the United States.