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North Plains is a community in Washington County 19 miles west of Portland. It is direclty north of Hillsboro off of US Highway 26; Also, situated near the Columbia River and Willamette River within the Willamette Valley, five miles from the high tech Sunset Corridor.

North Plains was originally plotted in 1920 to serve as a processing and shipping point for locally grown farm and forest products. Later, log laden trains from the coast range supplied the lumber mill here. Now the city is mainly supported by an aviation company, grain storage company and seed cleaning, a golf car manufacturer, electronic assemblers, fabric printing, and a complete outlay of city services and amenities. North Plains was incorporated June 25, 1963.

Local attractions: Ghost Creek at Pumpkin Ridge, Community Center, two city parks, tennis courts, basketball court, library, movie theaters, winery tours, boating and water skiing lake nearby; fishing, hunting, backpacking.

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

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05/14 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.