Columbia City, Oregon

A charming little town, many homes with river and mountain views


Columbia City is a small community located in northwestern Oregon on the banks of the Columbia River. It’s approximately 31 miles north of the City of Portland on Highway 30 and 2 miles north of the City of St. Helens.

The city website describes the community of Columbia City this way:
“The city is dominated, ecologically and visually, by the Columbia River, which is nearly a mile wide here. Fir-clad slopes provide a backdrop west of town. Across the river are the foothills of the Cascade Range. Five snow-covered peaks are visible from the city: Mount St. Helens, Mt. Adams, Mt. Hood, Mt. Rainier, and Mt. Jefferson.”
Population: 2,000 est.

Columbia City city resources

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St. Helens School District –
Columbia City Community Library –  

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