City of Scappoose

The City of Scappoose is a small municipality located on the Multnomah Channel twenty miles northwest of Portland, OR, Scappoose is one of seven incorporated cities in Columbia County. Scappoose had 8,010 residents at the 2020 Census; some of the largest/most well known businesses in town include Fred Meyer, Cascade Tissue, PCC Columbia County, OMIC, OMIC R&D, and Wesco Boots.

The City of Scappoose organization has approximately 38 employees, and provides the following services/has the following departments:


Water, Wastewater, Stormwater

Streets and Parks

Public Works generally

Community Development (Engineering, Building, Planning, Economic Development)

Finance/City Hall


Scappoose has a Council/Manager form of government.