Homesteading in Oregon

Homesteading in Oregon – here is a summary of some of the important considerations for starting off your homestead journey in this state.


Climate  – Click on the city/town links for more ‘local’ data

Geography – general geographic information

Geology  – geologic information (what rocks do we find)

Legal/Tax considerations

Building codes

Agricultural statistics

Home schooling

Average land price per acre (2013) : $2,050


Homesteader Comments

Read below what real homesteaders in this state think the pros and cons for living and homesteading here.  Add your own in the comments!

Pros:  None available

Cons:None available




3 thoughts on “Homesteading in Oregon

  • July 26, 2015 at 12:58 pm

    Pros–beautiful, wet (especially western Oregon), and fertile.

    Cons–Cascadia fault is likely to severely destroy much of what is west of I-5.

  • February 20, 2017 at 7:42 pm

    im 62 wife 52 need to know if living off grid is appropriate at our ages


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