Canby, Oregon is an attractive growing
community of just over 17,000 residents
with a total area of 3. 78 square miles. It is
located 25 miles south of Portland in the
Willamette Valley, surrounded by some
of the best soils in the state. The community is easily accessible in the region via
Interstate 5, Highway 99E and Interstate
Canby residents enjoy the close-knit sense of
community, a wide variety of housing with
larger lots at a median home value is about
$337,000, according to Zillow.com. New
subdivisions are actively being developed with more on the horizon. This
From the small-town feel of the Villages of Mt. Hood to the cosmopolitan
vibe of Lake Oswego, or the historic atmosphere in its county seat of
Oregon City, Clackamas County is a diverse landscape with a wonderful
quality of life.
Stretching from the western flanks of Mt. Hood all the way west of Wilsonville, Clackamas County encompasses more than 1,800 miles of diverse
landscape. The fertile soil of the Willamette Valley sustains numerous
farms growing fruits, vegetables and nuts as well as numerous nurseries.
In fact, Clackamas County grows more Christmas trees than any other
county in Oregon, which provides more of these festive fixtures than any
The cities within Clackamas County boast excellent job opportunities,
with major employers in technology, healthcare, forestry and software.
Plentiful jobs, highly ranked schools, affordable housing and access to
public transportation have helped fuel healthy growth in these population centers in recent years.
Tourism is also a major draw to Clackamas County, which is branded
as Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory for visitors. The same diversity of
scenery, recreational opportunities and culture that makes the
county such an attractive place to live also draws millions of visitors per year. Travelers enjoy the longest ski season in North America,
great fishing and river recreation and the rich history on display at
the county’s many museums and interpretive centers. To explore
more, head to www.mthoodterritory.com.
Jonsrud Viewpoint Sandy, OR.
Photo courtesy MtHood Territory.com