The official local government agency of St. Helens, Oregon. Our services include community development, administration, police, library, public works, and recreation. Our vision is to provide quality, effective, and efficient service to our community. We do this through our mission to develop and preserve the highest possible quality of life for residents, businesses, and visitors; provide a safe and healthy environment within a sound economic framework; and provide leadership which is open and responsive to the needs of the community and works for the benefit of all.
ABOUT ST HELENS
Located just 30 miles from Portland, St. Helens, Oregon is a captivating riverside town where outdoor adventures await. Nestled at the confluence of four rivers, it offers stunning natural landscapes and a tranquil getaway. Explore the picturesque riverfront area, boasting parks, walking trails, and panoramic views of the Columbia River, Mount St. Helens, and Mount Hood. Discover the unique experience of camping and hiking on Sand Island, an artificial island with convenient dock access to the Columbia River. Engage in kayaking, fishing, and birdwatching, immersing yourself in the same historic sites documented in Lewis and Clark’s journals. After an eventful day, unwind in the delightful shops, restaurants, and breweries of the riverfront district, a designated National Historic Place. With its welcoming community and stunning surroundings, St. Helens provides a perfect blend of small-town charm and breathtaking natural wonders.