Beautiful beaches, little traffic, and tons of outdoor recreation, oh yes, Coos County is an attractive option for remote workers, both those that already live here, as well as newcomers looking for a new place to live and work. As something of a remote worker myself, I feel pretty well qualified to write this article as a guide for remote workers looking for input on how to make the most of a remote working job here on the Southern Oregon Coast.
The nature of remote work
I suppose the term “remote work” can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For the purpose of this article, I am really talking about anybody who does some of their from their home, or some other location other than a typical office setting.
Relocating to Coos County as a remote worker
I’ve written a more definitive guide to relocating to the area here, but suffice it to say, if you’re looking for a smallish sized town with a reasonable cost of living, Coos County is a very good option. We’ve got virtually all of the necessary conveniences as larger cities, but you’ll probably notice less of the aches and pains that come along with larger cities. For example, Coos Bay has a large hospital with an Emergency department, as well as a medical park that has doctors from most specialties. Our area also has enough nightlife and entertainment offerings to keep most people satisfied.
Tools for the job
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Changes of scenery
If you end up with a feeling of being cooped up for too long, there are plenty of good places to take your phone and laptop to do some work outside of the house. In the drier part of the year, the area’s parks can serve as great places to do some work while the kids play.