The City of Hood River, incorporated in 1895, is located at the confluence of the Hood River and the Columbia River, about 30 miles north of Mt. Hood, Oregon’s tallest peak. It is 60 miles east of Portland, Oregon’s largest city. Total area of the City is 3.4 square miles, with a year-round population of 8,000.
Provide essential services at the lowest possible cost to continually enhance the quality of life in Hood River.
Hood River is financially sound; meets today’s needs while planning for a sustainable tomorrow with diverse economic, cultural and recreational opportunities; is engaging and responsive, connecting people to people and to our natural beauty; collaborates to preserve the city’s distinctive identity and independence.
Hood River is and will continue to be a regional focus for the advancement and enjoyment of the arts, culture, leisure, and recreational activities.