City of Clatskanie

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                           Community Profile

Location: Clatskanie is located on Hwy 30, 61 miles northwest of Portland, OR, 35 miles east of Astoria, and 13 miles west of Longview, Washington.


Date of Incorporation: February 18, 1891


Date Charter Adopted: November 7, 1995


City Government: Clatskanie is governed by a Mayor and six-member council elected by the people. Clatskanie has a city manager/council form of government.



Municipal Services:

Cemeteries: There are three cemeteries in Clatskanie managed by the Rainier Cemetery District 503-556-9697.


Electricity: The Clatskanie People's Utility District is located at 469 N Nehalem St. Their phone number is 503-728-2163


Fire & Ambulance Service: Clatskanie Rural Fire Protection District business phone number is 503-728-2025. For emergencies call 911.


Garbage: Clatskanie Sanitary Service provides garbage pick-up for residential and commercial addresses. For information on rates at pick-up times call 1-800-422-9998.


Library: Clatskanie Library District is located at 11 Lillich St. Their phone number is 503-728-3732.


Medical Services: St. Johns Medical Center is located at 1615 Delaware St. in Longview their phone number is 1-800-438-7562. Columbia Memorial Hospital is located at 2111 Exchange St. in Astoria their phone number is 503-325-4321.


Natural Gas: Northwest Natural Gas 1-800-826-7724


Police: The Police department is located at 195 NE 2nd. Their business phone number is 503-728-2145. For emergencies call 911.


Post Office: Located in the Evergreen Shopping Center, 90 SW Belair in Clatskanie.


School: Clatskanie 6-J Public School District Office is located at 555 SW Bryant St. Their phone number is 503-728-0587


Telecommunications: Verizon provides local telephone services 1-800-837-4966; Cable-TV and cable modem services are provided by Charter Communications 1-877-728-3126.


Water & Sewer:  City of Clatskanie 503-728-2622





Locally - The Clatskanie Chief 503-728-3350


The Longview Daily News 360-577-2500


Oregonian 503-728-2867



Click here for a link to the 2010 Clatskanie census information.


Click here for a link to the 2000 Clatskanie census information.


Click here for statistical information about the City of Clastkanie.