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Welcome to Hood River ...

The city of Hood River is located in Hood River County<1> and is the County Seat for Hood River County.

A typical abbreviation for Hood River: Hood Riv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hood River has a population of 7,794 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hood River.

Hood River is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Hood River lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Hood River: (541) and (458)<4>

Websites for Hood River ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hoodriver.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Hood River, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hood River had an population of 7,794 people. This is an increase of 8.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hood River had a population of 7,167 people (or 32.07% of the total population of Hood River County). This makes Hood River the county's most populous community.

The population of Hood River represents 0.19% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,167 people, the population of Hood River increased 22.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,831 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hood River.

Communities Also Named Hood River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Oregon communities named Hood River: This one is located in Hood River County and the other is located in Wasco County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hood River.

Communities near Hood River ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hood River.

  • The Dalles [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Dalles
    • The Dalles [Wasco County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Hood River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,581 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on The Dalles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for The Dalles<6>
  • City of The Dalles [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for City of The Dalles
    • City of The Dalles [Wasco County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Hood River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for City of The Dalles came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on City of The Dalles
  • Stevenson [Skamania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stevenson
    • Stevenson [Skamania County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Hood River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevenson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stevenson<6>
  • Cascade Locks [Hood River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascade Locks
    • Cascade Locks [Hood River County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Hood River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cascade Locks have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cascade Locks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cascade Locks<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mosier [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mosier
      • Mosier [Wasco County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Hood River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 458 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mosier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mosier<6>
    • Lenz [Hood River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenz
      • Lenz [Hood River County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Hood River
      • Lenz has also been known as:
      • Sherman Spur
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenz
    • Odell [Hood River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odell
      • Odell [Hood River County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Hood River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Odell have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odell<6>
    • Husum [Klickitat County]
    • B Z Corner [Klickitat County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for B Z Corner
      • B Z Corner [Klickitat County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Hood River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on B Z Corner
    • Lyle [Klickitat County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hood River. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hood River.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hood River. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hood River.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hood River. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hood River.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hood River ...

Looking for more information about Hood River? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hood River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hood River.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Oregon

About Hood River County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hood River. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Hood River County: www.co.hood-river.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Hood River, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hood River.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hood River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hood River) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hood River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hood RiverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hood River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7088, Longitude: -121.5252    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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