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CURRY COUNTY GOVERNMENTS


CURRY COUNTY IS LOCATED AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE STATE OF OREGON, BORDERED BY THE PACIFIC OCEAN TO THE WEST, THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO THE SOUTH, COOS COUNTY TO THE NORTH AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY TO THE EAST.

WITH A POPULATION OF JUST OVER 23,000, CURRY COUNTY CONSISTS OF THREE INCORPORATED CITIES: BROOKINGS (click here) GOLD BEACH (click here) (THE COUNTY SEAT) AND PORT ORFORD, (click here)  THERE ARE ALSO SEVERAL UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES INCLUDING LANGLOIS, CARPENTERIA, AGNESS, WEDERBURN AND SEVERAL OTHERS. THE CURRY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS (BOC - Click Here) IS THE GOVERNING BODY FOR ALL AREAS OF THE COUNTY OUTSIDE THE THREE INCORPORATED CITIES.

CURRY COUNTY ALSO HAS NUMEROUS 'SPECIAL DISTRICTS' WHICH PROVIDE SPECIFIC PUBLIC SERVICES TO VARIOUS AREAS OR SECTIONS OF THE COUNTY.  THESE INCLUDE FIRE DISTRICTS, HOSPITAL DISTRICTS, SEWER AND WATER DISTRICTS, PUBLIC TRANSIT DISTRICTS, AND OF COURSE SCHOOL DISTRICTS.  THE CURRY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS (BOC) DOES NOT HAVE GOVERNING OR BUDGETING AUTHORITY OVER THESE INDEPENDENT 'SPECIAL DISTRICTS'