Facts About Lake Oswego
The town was founded in 1847 and incorporated as Oswego in 1910.
The city has a total area of 11.35 square miles, of which 10.68 square miles are land and 0.67 square miles are covered by water.
Oswego and Lake Grove merged in 1959 to form Lake Oswego.
Lake Oswego has two sister cities Pucón, Araucanía Region, Chile & Yoshikawa, Saitama, Japan.
Albert Alonzo Durham founded the town of Oswego in 1847, naming it after Oswego, New York.
In 1960, Oswego was renamed Lake Oswego when it annexed part of neighbouring Lake Grove.
Lake Oswego is a city in the U.S. state of Oregon, primarily in Clackamas County, with small portions extending into neighbouring Multnomah and Washington counties.
Oswego Lake was formed 15,000 years ago by the Missoula Floods, originally named Waluga, wild swan, by Clackamas Indians.
Oswego was the hub of Oregon’s brief iron industry in the late 19th century and is today a suburb of Portland.
The estimated population of Lake Oswego is 39,127, as of 2019.