About This Place
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. It is a port on the Columbia River, and is named for the nearby Hood River. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 5,831. In 2006, the population is estimated to have reached 6,581.
Hood River post office was established at the site of the present city on September 30, 1858, and the city itself was incorporated in 1895.
Hood River is located on the Columbia River directly opposite White Salmon, Washington.