Brookings Oregon is located at Oregon's most southern tip of the state on the coast. It remains the largest city closest to California in geography. There is a Small Casino en route to Crecent City from Brookings to step over the border for alternative shopping or flights out. Brookings is a great place to raise a family with a small niche of extra friendly people that want to help you succeed in their town. Brookings has many migrants from California and surrounding states and remains a very diverse town in many respects.