Kelso Tourism

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Kelso is a city in southwest Washington State, United States, and is the county seat of Cowlitz County. At the 2010 census, the population was 11,925. Kelso is part of the Longview, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 102,410. Kelso shares its long western border with Longview. It is near Mount St. Helens.


Home to pretty treasures, Kelso is United States's best kept secret. The nearest major city to Kelso is Portland. Portland, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Portland Japanese Garden, International Rose Test Garden. A holiday in Kelso can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Kelso*

  • Living in Kelso - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 89.14 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kelso

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kelso

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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