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This community is located in Clackamas County 13 miles south of Portland, next to sister cities Gladstone and West Linn along I-205. Positioned at the final destination of the Oregon Trail, Oregon City is also found to the south of the Clackamas River, on the Willamette River's east bank, where the river plunges 40 feet over a basaltic ridge at Willamette Falls. Mount St Helens can be seen on a clear day.

The Hudson's Bay Company built three log cabins here in 1828-1829. Established in 1829, Oregon City incorporated in 1844, and became the capitol of the Oregon Territory in 1849. Several of Oregon's prominent early residents built homes here and walking or driving tours are available.

Recreational opportunities include Fishing, Boating and River Tours, swimming and golfing.

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

Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory | Serres Farm |
Education Clackamas Community College |
History Pioneer Church | John McLoughlin House Natl Historic Site |

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12/10 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.