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Located just one hour from Portland Oregon is the town of Newberg. It was founded in the 1880’s and named in honor of Sebastian Brutschher, the towns first postmaster who came from Germany. Newberg is a great place to enjoy fine food, art, wine and so much more!

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Things to Do in Newberg Oregon

Besides great wineries like Rex Hill, A to Z Wineworks, Chehalem Winery Tasting Room & Wine Bar and a wide variety of other restaurants in the area, you may be wondering what are some of the other things that you can do when you visit Newberg Oregon?

State Parks – There are a variety of state parks nearby including Champoeg State Park.

Museums – Thanks to being one of the first towns in the State of Oregon, there are plenty of museums in the area including the Hoover Minthron House Museum which also is the former home of U.S. President Herbert Hoover who lived here during his childhood. Besides this museum there’s also the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum which is just 10 miles away.

Shopping – The great thing about visiting Newberg is that there are also plenty of small shops and boutiques to choose from that you won’t find anywhere else in Oregon. Some of the best to choose from include: Pulp & Circumstance, Nikki Jane’s Boutique and Social Goods.

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Newberg Oregon Home Prices

Because of its close proximity to Portland, Newberg has been a popular relocation destination for many people over the last five years.

Right now, there are many homes for sale in the $300,000 range. Homes here certainly have a lot of character, size and the tranquility of living so close to nature while being conveniently located close to a big city.

If you plan on renting when you move to Newberg, there are plenty of apartments, townhomes, condos and single-family homes for rent with prices ranging from $1,000 to $1,800 per mo.

To learn more about Newberg, visit the city website at

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