Learn about City of Longview WA in Cowlitz County WA near Kelso WA, Washington State

Longview Washington

Flowering trees line the streets of this warm, welcoming city nestled at the confluence of the Cowlitz and Columbia Rivers in Southwest Washington State. Longview WA has the distinction of being named the "Tree City USA." Our Parks and Recreation department maintains over 16,000 trees of many varieties. Incorporated in 1924, this "planned city" has strived to preserve its historical past in the midst of modern conveniences and is now designated a "Main Street" city.

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Residents of Longview WA stay in shape by exercising at the local YMCA or walking around Longview's beautiful Lake Sacajawea. Also, Hearthside Apartments and River's Edge Condominiums have their own excercise facilities on-site for your convenience.

Medical and healthcare facilities include St. John's Hospital and Kaiser Permanente.

Columbia Theater and the McClelland Arts Center offer Longview a rich assortment of plays and concerts.