Less than 20 minutes north of the Oregon - California border is the quaint town of Ashland, home to gorgeous homes and apartments and Southern Oregon University.
Established in 1872, the institution was founded as Ashland academy, a normal school intended to educate future teachers of the state, and it wasn't until 1997 that it got its current moniker. Today, Southern Oregon University enrolls more than 4,500 students, most of them living in apartments in and around the city of Ashland.
Because the city is located right at the northeastern tip of the 1.7 million-acre Klamath National Forest, there are plenty of opportunities for apartment renters around Southern Oregon University to enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature. Right next to the city are the Siskiyou and Creek Parks that outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of. Additionally, the Pacific Ocean is right to the west, giving water lovers a chance to enjoy some sun at the beach.
Apartment renters around Southern Oregon University looking for some urban adventure can travel three hours north to Eugene, the second largest city in Oregon. Add two more hours to that trip and you can reach Portland, situated right on the other end of the state at the Washington border. California dreamers can travel four hours and 30 minutes south on I-5 to Sacramento and an extra hour if you want to see the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
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