Hood River Real Estate
Hood River Real Estate
The City of Hood River was incorporated in 1854, and is the county seat for Hood River County. Hood River is located at the junction of Highway 35 and Interstate 84. The Hood River toll bridge spans the Columbia River and connects the city with the communities of White Salmon and Bingen located in the state of Washington. Hood River is located approximately 60 miles east of Portland Oregon on I-84. It is 7 miles west of Mosier, and 21 miles west of The Dalles.
Take advantage of life amidst Oregon´s natural beauty. Some of the best views in the Hood River Valley can be seen from the Mount Hood scenic byway. From up there, you can see everything that´s great about life in the Hood River area. There are fruit orchards, once Hood River´s source of economic stability, waterfalls and plentiful wildlife to see along your drive, all of the best of Hood River. Hood River also boasts many micro breweries and vineyards. Stop at Panorama Point to look out over the valley. It´s always fun to imagine you can see your home from this vantage point.
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Major local industries include: orchards and fruit packing, telecommunications, timber, software design, and recreation activities (particularly windsurfing, kiteboarding, SUP "stand up paddling", fishing, kayaking, road and mountain biking, hiking, and skiing). Hood River County is now responsible for the leading production of Anjou Pears in the world. Fruits and timber products are still the major sources of revenue, although industrial opportunities are growing, and the future years will bring even more new development.
Hood River Education
"Located in the beautiful Hood River Valley, the Hood River County School District provides exceptional opportunities for students. Thanks to strong community support, our schools offer full-day kindergarten, experienced and expert staff, extracurricular programs at middle and high schools, and a wide range of college-credit and advanced-placement courses. More than 80 percent of our graduates pursue education beyond high school. We have recently invested $25 million to increase energy efficiency, add classrooms and upgrade key components of our school buildings. Come check us out!" (via-website Hood River County School District
Dogs love Hood River too!