Regional Data

Detailed Data by County

Regional Economic Analysis

columbia gorge region
Odell Farm with Mt Adams in the background
Odell Farm with Mt Adams in the background

Mt Hood's Northface
Mt Hood's Northface

White River Falls
White River Falls

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Columbia Gorge Region

The Columbia Gorge region is a thriving hub of recreational, industrial and diverse industries. An increasing number of breweries, clothing, outdoor gear, high tech and clean tech companies call the area home.

Successful companies and projects in the region:

  • Columbia Phytotechnology
  • Cloud Cap
  • Double Mountain Brewing
  • Sherman County Wind Projects

Regional Resources

Business Oregon and its economic development partners work with local companies to spur job growth and retention in each region of the state.

Team Members

Business Oregon
Michael Held, Regional Development Officer
(Hood River, Sherman, and Wasco counties)

Matthew Mattia, Regional Program Manager
(Hood River, Sherman, and Wasco counties)

Key Partners

Economic Development
Columbia River Economic Development Corp.
Mid-Columbia Economic Development District
Additional economic development partners in the region

Port of Cascade Locks
Port of Hood River
Port of The Dalles

Public Higher Education
Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles and Hood River locations
Additional educational institutions