About Gresham

  • Gresham is a welcoming community of hard-working people where tradition and heritage meet innovation and opportunity in Oregon's fourth largest city.

    Located just minutes from iconic Mount Hood, Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, the city of Portland, and Portland International Airport, Gresham’s location is ideal for families and businesses wanting to start something new and grow. 

    Gresham’s residents care deeply about our heritage as a homestead and agricultural community, and are committed to building a vibrant future. Today, Gresham is a dynamic, innovative and rapidly growing city with a mutual desire and drive to thrive. In Gresham, we are family.

    Welcome to Gresham: Going Beyond

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    • Dozens of church and community volunteers stage the Night to Shine Prom for people with special needs in Gresham.

    • The students behind Centennial High School's Food for Families run a nonprofit food pantry out of a school bus to serve people in need in their Gresham community.

    • Focusing on the health, happiness and potential of children and families is a great investment in Gresham's present and its future. 

    • The City of Gresham has welcomed Family of Friends Mentoring as a partner in its efforts to support local youth and families. Family of Friends creates networks of support so kids have access to healthy relationships and greater opportunities for success.