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The town of Sheridan is located in southwest Yamhill County, between Portland and the central Oregon Coast along Hwy 18.

Sheridan was named for Philip Henry Sheridan who was stationed in Oregon and Washington and fought Indians in the Cascade Mountains from 1855 to 1869.

Sheridan was platted as a town in 1880, the post office was established on April 4, 1866 by changing the name from Willamina and moving it 4 miles east. Thomas N. Faulconer was appointed post master.

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

There is also a Sheridan, Texas.


Art The Lawrence Gallery |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Brightridge Farm Bed and Breakfast | Mill Creek Gardens Bed and Breakfast | West Valley Chamber of Commerce |
Transportation Sheridan Airport |

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11/17 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.
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Rhododendron Days Florence OR May17-19 The annual celebration of the blooming of rhododendrons along the central Oregon Coast.
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.