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Cannon Beach is a small community of about 1,600 residents in northwestern Oregon, situated about 80 miles northwest of Portland and about 22 miles south of Astoria OR, Real Estate. With its beautiful coastline, tranquil atmosphere, and lovely summer climate, Cannon Beach, OR homes for sale are some of the most desirable properties along the Oregon coastline. The community is also notably one of the most frequented resort towns on the Oregon Coast. Upscale and old-fashioned, Cannon Beach is full of unique local businesses, shops, and restaurants, all of which cater to the tourists who are the major source of income for many of the town?s residents. Those who consider Cannon Beach, OR homes for sale often do so because they have spent time vacationing in the area, and have fallen in love with the unique beauty and appeal of the area.

The Cannon Beach area was first discovered in 1806 by William Clark, who, according to legend, was drawn to the area by rumors of a 105-foot beached whale. Later, he wrote of Cannon Beach ?the grandest and most pleasing prospects my eyes ever surveyed, in front of a boundless Ocean?? In 1846, a cannon from the shipwrecked schooner Shark washed ashore just south of what is today Cannon Beach, giving the beach ? and the town ? its name.

The natural world plays a large role in the day-to-day lives of Cannon Beach residents. Haystack Rock is a well-known landmark that stands just offshore of Cannon Beach. This monolith stands 235 feet tall, and is protected as a marine sanctuary. Flanking Haystack Rock are the Needles, two smaller but nonetheless immense rock structures.  From nearly anywhere in Cannon Beach, these giant monuments catch the eye.  Cannon Beach itself is also central to the lives of residents. Oregon law designates all Oregon beaches as public property, thereby prohibiting private real estate from encroaching upon them. If you are looking into purchasing Cannon Beach, OR homes for sale, you?re free to enjoy the stretches of pale sand, wind-sculpted dunes, and gorgeous sunsets that make this community so appealing.  There are a total of 44 beach access points in the town, and these make even the most remote areas of the coastline accessible to all.  Homebuyers will be happy to learn that this means no Cannon Beach, OR home for sale is far from the water.

Discover all that Cannon Beach has to offer. For more information about Cannon Beach, OR homes for sale, please contact expert RE/Max Realtor Marianne Pittard at 503.440.0577 today.

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Gearhart OR - Seaside OR - Warrenton OR - Cannon Beach OR - Astoria OR - Clatsop County - North Oregon Coast - Oregon Coastal Real Estate - Real Estate Oregon Coast

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