Oregon Map

North Willamette Valley

Washington, Yamhill, Polk, Multnomah, Clackamas, and north Marion counties


Marion County, 97026

The town of Gervais is named after another pioneer, Joseph Gervais. It is surrounded by agricultural enterprises, but does have some industry. The town's most famous son is probably Mel Counts, the second (after Swede Holbrooke, I believe) seven footer to play in the National Basketball Association. I have heard Mel say that was before players were paid the big salaries so he became a Realtor. You do what you have to do.