Thinking of relocating to Sandy? Consider the following:

Rural lifestyle

Temperate climate

Close to urban amenities

Affordable median housing prices with large lots

Quality public schools including the newest high school in Oregon

Abundant outdoor recreation including the ski resorts on Mt. Hood; hiking and camping in the Mt. Hood National Forest; mountain biking at Sandy Ridge, fishing, rafting and kayaking on the Sandy River.

Easy access to local colleges and universities

Sandy Links

Mount Hood National Forest Headquarters

Mount Hood Territory

Music and Movies in Meinig

Sandy Cinema

Sandy City Parks

Sandy Fish Hatchery

Sandy Mountain Festival

Sandy Oktoberfest

fishingThe City of Sandy serves as a gateway to Mt. Hood. Sandy is surrounded by an expanse of scenic rivers and wilderness areas, offering a wide variety of recreational opportunity.

Sandy is the eastern-most city in Clackamas County. The nearest neighboring city is Gresham.  For more information on the City of Gresham, see

For an excellent demographic and economic profile of the community, check out the "Demographics" section of the City's Economic Development Office by clicking here.  Or, check out this video prepared by the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce:

For additional information about the City and the surrounding area, check out the following sites:

link City of Sandy Bike Map
link City of Sandy Parks
link Sandy Area Farm Loop
link Downtown History Tour
link Sandy River Water Trail
link Clackamas County Tourism Development Council
link Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce
link Mount Hood National Forest
link Sandy Historical Society (Museum)
link Rural Community Explorer  - Data on Sandy & other rural communities in Oregon

AAA's Via Magazine - Thrilling overlooks and vistas
AAA's Via Magazine - Thrilling overlooks and vistas