Gladstone is a city located in Clackamas County, Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,438. Gladstone is a four square mile (10 kmē) suburban community twelve miles (19 km) south of Portland at the confluence of the Clackamas River and the Willamette River. It has a population of about 11,000. To the south, across the Clackamas, is Oregon City; across the Willamette is West Linn; to the north lies the city of Milwaukie. In the higher areas one can easily see Mount Hood in the distance to the northeast, and in some places Mount Adams and Mount St. Helens can also be seen. The Portland International Airport is only about 15 minutes north by way of the I-205 freeway.
While there are still a few building sites in some of the isolated corners, the city is essentially fully developed. There are a grade school, a middle school, and a high school, numerous churches, two supermarkets, and a number of other small stores scattered throughout the town.
The distance from Gladstone to Washington D.C. is 2450 statute miles (3,943 km). The distance to the Oregon state capital is 38 statute miles (61 km). Gladstone is positioned 45.38 degrees north of the equator and 122.59 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Web Sites and Links
City of GladstoneOfficial municipal web site.
Gladstone Public LibraryProvides web and telnet access to catalog, information about the library, reference links, and links of local interest.
Jolly JeepersDedicated to promoting safe, fun, and challenging four wheeling recreation. Club activities and goals; showcase for members and their rigs.
Pacific States Marine Fisheries CommissionPromotes and supports policies and actions for conservation, development and management of fishery resources of mutual concern to member states.