With a massive boundary of 5,124.28 acres, Forest Park is the largest city park in the United States!
There are nearly 17,000 adult women living within Hwy 30's Columbia County!
In 1920, (the same year the 19th Amendment was adopted) Bessie M. Richards of Linnton was a Delegate to the Democratic National Convention!
Highway 30 features a tavern... that is also a town! Goble Tavern, milepost 41 on Hwy 30.
If Godzilla destroyed all of Columbia County, the federal government would have to cough up $2.8 billion dollars! That's Columbia County's total assessed value!
Each September, Scappoose hosts an annual sauerkraut festival!
Last April, joggers discovered a man and his 12-year-old daughter who had been living in an encampment in Forest Park for over four years! Weird!
Highway 30 was the first route to be paved coast to coast!
Portland releases 5 billion gallons of raw sewage into the Willamette River every year!
The St. Johns Bridge replaced the last commuter ferry operating on the Willamette River in 1931!
The 2003 traffic fatality figures indicate 80% of all deaths on Highway 30 were alcohol related! That's a statewide high score!
People from Scappoose are referred to as "e;Scapponians"e;!
Sauvie Island is completely surrounded by water!
The average food stamp recipient in Columbia County receives $78 a month!
SeQuential Biofuels (at 11330 NW St. Helens Rd) is only one of two places in greater Portland where you can get 100% bio-diesel for your converted Volvo!