Portland General Electric serves seven diverse counties (PDF) in northwest Oregon. Use the links below take visit the official county websites, where you’ll find county profiles and information on planning, infrastructure and development.
Portland metropolitan area
Covering much of the outlying eastern and southern areas of the greater Portland metropolitan area. The county seat, Oregon City, is about 13 miles south of Portland. Clackamas County also includes the cities of Milwaukie, Lake Oswego and Wilsonville, and extends to the top of beautiful Mt. Hood.
Located along the majestic Columbia River to the northwest of Portland, Columbia County is home to PGE’s Trojan Park and is known for its agriculture, forestry and tourism.
Although Multnomah County is the smallest Oregon county geographically, Multnomah County holds about 20 percent of the state’s population, including its largest city. Multnomah County consists of county seat Portland, Gresham and surrounding areas.
One of three counties that make up the greater Portland metro area. Hillsboro, the county seat, is located about 17 miles west of Portland. Other cities in Washington County include Tigard, Tualatin and Beaverton.
The final destination for many of the wagon trains that came to Oregon, Marion County has strong historical roots. Its county seat and the state capitol, Salem, are about 47 miles south of Portland. Agriculture, industry and government converge here in the heart of the Mid-Willamette Valley.
Travelling south down the Willamette Valley, located west of Salem, Polk County includes West Salem, vast forests and some of the state’s many vineyards and wineries.
Located about 38 miles southwest of Portland, Yamhill County includes Newberg and McMinnville, the county seat. Famous for its renowned wineries, Yamhill enjoys a rich reputation as a place where agriculture and urban culture meet.