Longview is ideally situated between Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon, offering residents a rural lifestyle with year-round opportunities for recreation. It is the largest city in Cowlitz County with a population of approximately 35,000.
There are countless recreation and leisure activities waiting for you here in Longview. Explore some of the nooks and crannies and special events that make our community such a fun place to live, work and play.
A positive, proactive and hopeful public attitude is evident in Longview. From education to culture to neighborhoods, you'll find a home-style atmosphere that is appealing to residents and visitors alike.
In 1999, the City of Longview forged a Sister City relationship with Wako, Japan. As a part of that relationship, a delegation of students visit Longview in the summer, and a group of adults visit in October.