Gladstone is located 12 miles south of Portland at the confluence of the Clackamas and Willamette rivers. Making it a great place to live for fishing, kayaking and boating. Residents enjoy easy access to the south end of the metro area with Interstate 205 access and Highway 99E(McLoughlin Boulevard) connecting the town to neighboring communities like Oregon City and Milwaukie and providing quick access for commuters who drive into Portland.
About 12000 residents live in a 4-square mile area whose population has grown only slightly in the last 15 years. Residents enjoy community events every year such as Easter egg hunts ice cream socials hot dog feeds and movies in the park. In early August the annual Cultural Festival and parade commemorates Gladstone’s former status as a popular Chautauqua destination. A recent survey conducted by the city indicates that its citizens are satisfied with the services they receive and consider the city a “good/excellent” place to live.
City of Gladstone: 503-650-8938 www.ci.gladstone.or.us
North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce: 503-654-7777 www.yourchamber.com