Boardman is located in the heart of the Northwest, and is connected to the world through Interstate 84, Columbia River barges, and the railroad. We are a major hub for transportation of manufactured goods produced at the Port of Morrow.

Boardman has a strong available workforce and abundant undeveloped affordable residential property to meet the need for more housing. Boardman also has over 97 acres of affordable commercial building sites for development. Our knowledgeable Community Development Department is able and anxious to assist you in your project from inception to completion.

The City of Boardman has an in-house Building Department and a full-time licensed building official on staff. Their services include plan review, permitting, and inspections for building, plumbing, and mechanical permits. They are a satellite office for the State of Oregon’s Electrical Program and offer permitting and inspection services.

Boardman has a predominantly strong agricultural economy, but is also

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City in Oregon, United States

Boardman is a city in Morrow County, Oregon, United States on the Columbia River and Interstate 84. As of the 2010 census the population was 3,220. It is currently the largest town in Morrow County, Oregon


Boardman was homesteaded in 1903 by Samuel H. Boardman,[6] the first superintendent of the Oregon State Parks System.[7] Boardman and his wife worked for 13 years to develop irrigation for their land; during those years his wife taught school, and Boardman at times worked on railroad construction projects. The Union Pacific Railroad passed through Boardman, where it had a station. The community was platted in 1916 at about the same time Samuel Boardman went to work for the Oregon State Highway Department and became involved in the development of roadside parks.[6]

The Boardman post office opened in 1916.[6] The city was

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