About Oregon City

Oregon City is located 13 miles South of Portland at the confluence of the Willamette and Clackamas Rivers. The city has three major zones, defined by steep hills or bluffs. Oregon City is home to shopping areas, recreational opportunities, businesses, a wide variety of historical and cultural attractions, and several Interpretive Centers and Museums dedicated to celebrating the Pioneer spirit. Oregon City was the first State Capital and is the County Seat of Clackamas County.

Approximate area of City: 5944 acres; 9.3 sq. miles
Highest Point: 530 feet
Lowest Point: 10 feet
Average annual precipitation: 47.06"
Average July afternoon humidity: 62%
Average January afternoon humidity: 82%
Average Monthly Low: 35°F
Average Monthly High: 82°F
Average Annual rainfall: 47.06"



•2014 Oregon City Population: 35,266
•2014 Clackamas County Population: 394,972
•2014 Oregon Population: 3.97 Million
•2013 Unemployment: 11.6%
•2011 Oregon City Population: 32,220


•County Seat for Clackamas County
•13 miles south of Portland
•At the confluence of the beautiful Willamette and Clackamas Rivers
•Home of the Willamette Falls
•Interstate 205 passes through the city's northern edge
•Three other state highways (OR 43, OR 99E, and OR 213) pass through or terminate in Oregon City
•The Union Pacific Railroad passes through the city. The city also has an Amtrak depot, with twice-daily service in each direction. Amtrak run the Cascade line between Portland and Eugene, Oregon.
•20 miles to Portland International Airport