County: Multnomah
Zip Codes: 97019

 


City Description for Relocating to Portland Metro

Corbett, Oregon


When someone in Oregon thinks about Corbett, Oregon they think about the incredible views from atop the Corbett Hill Road looking down on the Columbia River Gorge.  This picture was taken from Crown Point.  Portions of many movies were filmed near Crown Point from Twilight to Short Circuit.  Corbett also boasts a top rated school system nationally.  Many people love to ride their bikes on the Corbett roads to take in the fresh air, less travelled roads and popular scenery.

Corbett Oregon is located between the Sandy River and Crown Point on the Columbia River Historic Highway 20 miles East of Portland.


Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities:

Click here for a list of the large employers in Corbett.


Transportation

The Oregon Department of Transportation develops programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, roads, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.

TriMet is the public transportation system for the Portland Metropolitan area. They provide busses, light rail, commuter rail, and street car. While TriMet does not go out as far as Corbett, you can pick it in Gresham.

DMV When relocating to Oregon you will need to get in touch with the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to obtain an Oregon driver’s license, pass DEQ testing for your car, renew license plates among other things.


Housing

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Religious Affiliations

There is an abundant amount of religious affiliations in Corbett.  Click here for a list of all the churches, synagogues, temples and mosques in Corbett, Oregon.


Park and Recreation Information

Click here to get more information about Corbett Park and Recreation information. 

Dog Park

Rooster Rock State Park  is located off I-84, 22 mi. E of Portland (exit 25) in Corbett.


Demographic

Based on 2000 census for zip code 97019
Educational Achievement: (among people 25 years or older)
Less than 9th grade: 1.7%
9th-12th grade (nongrad): 3.5%
High school graduate: 26.1%
Some college: 36.9%
Associate degree: 8.9%
Bachelors degree: 16.1%
Graduate/Professional: 6.8%
High school or higher: 94.8%
Bachelors or higher: 22.9%
Household Income
<$10,000 4.4% (among employed persons over 16)
$10,000-$14,999 2.6%
$15,000-$24,999 9.7%
$25,000-$34,999 7%
$35,000-$49,999 13.1%
$50,000-$74,999 23.9%
$75,000-$99,999 22.3%
$100,000-$149,999 11.4%
$150,000-$199,999 2.5%
$200,000+ 3.3%
Median Household Income: $63,333
Race
Hispanic/Latino: 2.6%
White*: 92.3%
Black*: 0.3%
Native American*: 1%
Asian*: 1.1%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander*: 0.4%
Other*: 0%
Multiracial*: 2.3%
* Does not include individuals in this racial group who identify as Hispanic/Latino.


Library

The closest branch of the Multnomah County Library service is the Gresham Library.

385 N.W. Miller Avenue, Gresham, OR 97030 Phone: 503.988.5387


Clubs

Columbia River Gorge Kiwanis are committed to change the world one child at a time.

Corbett Booster Club, is a non-profit organization created in response to budget cuts in 2006 with a mission to raise money for all Junior Varsity and Middle School sports.

Columbia Garden Club works on several yard beautification projects. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month (between Sep and June) at 10:am at the Corbett Fire Hall meeting room, Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett, Oregon.

4-H helps young people learn and grow by preparing themselves for economic and social success as adults while making positive contributions to their communities.

Corbett Alumni Association help alumni reconnect with their classmates, school and community.

The Friends of Multnomah Falls dedicated to preserving and enhancing the unique natural, scenic and historic qualities of Multnomah Falls while providing a memorable experience for our visitors.

Crown Point Country Historical Society Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of every other month: Feb. April, June and October at 7pm at Corbett Fire Hall with the purpose of preserving the cultural resources of East Multnomah County and educating the people in the community of the heritage of the area.

Friends of Vista House help maintain the historic Vista House and offer visitor services at the information desk.

HELPING HANDS PROGRAM Collects and distributes donated excess food and some household goods to local residents east of the Sandy River and provides a weekly lunch forum for senior residents to interact socially.


Restaurants

Corbett Restaurants:

The View Point Inn 40301 E Larch Mountain Rd, Corbett, OR 97019 Phone: (503) 695-5811

Multnomah Falls Lodge,  36006 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR 97019 Phone: (503) 695-2376

Nearby restaurants

The Showboat Pub & Grill (360) 210-4376 - 389 E St, Washougal, WA

Gringos Mexican Restaurant (360) 835-1103 - 419 E St, Washougal, WA

Bellagios Pizza (360) 335-8989 - 3307 SE Evergreen Way, Washougal, WA

Tad's Chicken 'N Dumplins (503) 666-5337 - 1325 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR

Hellers Restaurant & Lounge (360) 835-2488 - 1834 E St, Washougal, WA

Taste of Village Chinese Restaurant (503) 666-7768 - 302 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR


Sports

Corbett youth sports are run through the school

Corbett MS, 35800 E Crown Point Hwy Corbett, OR 97017 Phone: 503-695-3619

Corbett HS, 35800 HISTORIC COLUMBIA RIVER CORBETT, OR 97019-9629 PHONE: 503-695-3619

Mt. Hood Family YMCA Youth Sports Facility, 223 Buxton Ave Troutdale, OR 97060-2065. Phone: (503) 465-1796

Oregon Youth Soccer, 4840 SW Western Ave, Suite 800., Beaverton.

Oregon Youth Soccer Association governs youth soccer for the state of Oregon.


City History

Corbett was named after Senator Henry Winslow Corbett a prominent pioneer citizen who owned a farm nearby. There was also a station named Corbett on the Union Pacific Railroad at the base of the bluff below the community. While the station is no longer there, there is a road that leaves I-84 at exit 22 and climbs the hill to connect to the historic highway. Corbett's post office was established Dec. 20, 1895.

Surrounding Cities: Troutdale, Gresham, Bridal Vale, Boring

City Pictures: Corbett, Oregon