Welcome to Applegate Valley Connect,
your connection to the entire Applegate River Watershed!

Applegate • Little Applegate • Murphy • Provolt • Ruch • Sterling Creek • Upper Applegate • Wilderville • Williams • Wonder

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Need help? Check out the website guidelines here or email applegateconnect@gmail.com


Located in scenic southern Oregon, the Applegate Valley is a culturally unique, historically rich, and ecologically and economically diverse corner of Jackson and Josephine counties. Applegate Valley Connect is your connection to information about and resources of the many distinct neighborhoods that comprise this spectacular area.

The Applegate Valley Connect website is an easy way to keep up with the activities in your valley. Use this site to:

  • Learn about local events, community projects, news and stories, nonprofit organizations, and businesses.
  • Find a business or service.
  • Find news and announcements from federal, state, and local government agencies.
  • Find a new home.

Click About for more information about Applegate Valley Connect.


Use this handy resource to learn what’s happening in your neighborhood and in the greater Applegate Valley. And keep others informed about your own events. Community groups and organizations can post their activities and events directly to the calendar by registering here. A step-by-step guide will assist you in entering your event.

Calendar Guide


Buying local helps boost our economy and strengthen our community. On average, 48 percent of each purchase at local independent businesses is recirculated locally, compared to less than 14 percent of purchases at chain stores (amiba.net/resources/multiplier-effect).

This directory focuses on local organizations and provides descriptions, contact information, websites, and social media for nonprofit organizations and businesses that serve the Applegate Valley. A handy map pinpoints the location of each listing.

Search the directory by categories and location, or add your own information after registering and logging in here.

Directory Guide


Keep informed about the people, issues, and events that enrich Applegate Valley life by reading stories and news about local businesses and organizations.

  • Submit stories and news articles to Applegate Valley Connect through the convenient form provided on this site. Share your story about life in the Applegate Valley.
  • A link is provided to the Applegater, our valley’s quarterly newsmagazine, which is a rich source of current and archival news, information, and history of our valley.


Community members are working in every part of the Applegate Valley to build a better tomorrow. Examples include this website, the revitalization of Cantrall Buckley Park, watershed restoration, nonmotorized trails that access surrounding forests and mountains, a community mapping program that helps facilitate deeper connections within neighborhoods, a neighborhood-level emergency preparedness training program, and others. We hope you will join these efforts by sharing your current projects and encouraging others to get involved.


Find links to schools, community organizations, government agencies, and elected officials who make and administer policies that impact our lives.