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Columbia City is located in Columbia County, just north of St Helens along US Hwy 30 and the Columbia River. Mount St. Helens, Mt. Adams, Mt. Hood, Mt. Rainier, and Mt. Jefferson are all visible from Columbia City. Come the first Saturday after Labor Day to the Columbia City Celebration and watch the parade and other entertainment.

There is also a Columbia City, Indiana.

Columbia City is part of the Portland-Vancouver, Oregon-WA metro area.

This community was founded in 1867 by Jacob and Joseph Caples. The steamboat navigation was started on the Columbia River by the building of the combination sail and steam sidewheel ship "Beaver", launched in 1834.

The City is dominated, ecologically and visually, by the Columbia River, which is nearly a mile wide here. Fir-clad slopes provide a backdrop west of town; across the River are the foothills of the Cascade Range.

Outdoor Activities are plentyfull throughout the area.


History Charles Green Caples House Museum |

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10/23 Coming to The area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.
4th Annual Tenor Guitar Gathering Astoria OR May30-June2 You'll hear guitars, ukeleles, banjos, and fiddles playing their tunes at the tenor guitar gathering.