Located on the majestic Columbia River, two hours east of Portland, Arlington is a safe, friendly community perfect for those looking to slow down and savor the little things in life. Our laid-back pace, friendly folks, and big skies encourage visitors and residents to unplug, unwind, and take in the peace and serenity of Oregon’s natural beauty.

Together with our local partners, we are constantly working to improve the livability of our community — strengthening our schools, investing in infrastructure, and supporting new and existing businesses. To catch up on the latest happenings at City Hall, visit our Agendas & Minutes page. Entrepreneurs and business owners should also visit our Doing Business Here page for more information on local resources available for businesses looking to start or expand their operations in Arlington.

With our ideal riverfront location, Arlington is a gateway to adventure both on water and dry land. Adventurers should check out our Recreation page for more information on the abundant recreational opportunities Arlington offers.

Finally, please don’t hesitate to Contact UsWe’re happy to answer your questions about living, working and playing in Arlington (and anything else you’d like to know about our community too). Thanks for stopping by!

P.S. Here’s a glimpse of life in our community.