Alsea is a community in Benton County, Oregon. It is an unincorporated area located on Oregon Route 34 and the Alsea River. The name is after the river, which in turn is named after a Native American tribe. Historically, logging was a major commercial activity here. Now, fishing, traveling and cycling (as it falls along a cycling loop) are the major economic activities here. Hayden Bridge, a covered bridge in the community, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The cost of living here 8.90% higher than the country average.
This place gets about 92 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 161. Snowfall is about 6 inches annually.