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Community Spirit and small-town values are what make Boardman such a great place to live. Volunteers are the life line of the town, volunteering for the schools, churches, fire department, and other community organizations. From the Senior Center lunches to the Child Development Center residents, both young and old are taken care of and take care of each other.

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Community Statistics
Boardman - Homesteaded in 1903 - Incorporated in 1927. Named for Samuel Boardman, Oregon's first director of parks
County Morrow County
Region North East Oregon
City Population 3,175
County Population 2006 - 12,125
City Operation Elected Mayor, 6 City Councilors
   
Climate  
Semi-arid climate - warm and dry in the summer, cool and dry in the winter.
Lowest monthly average: 26
Highest monthly average: 88
Hottest month: July
Coldest month: January
Driest month: July
Wettest month: December
Average annual precipitation: 13.91"
Elevation: 299'
   
Income and Housing  
Per capita income $25,865
Median income $32,105
Housing units 948
Home ownership 52.3%
Median home value $95,800
Households 861
Persons per household 3.80
   
Transportation  
Highways I-84 east/west route, local access
Air

Boardman Regional Airport

Rail Freight
Marine Tidewater Shipping
   
Utilities  
Electric Umatilla Electric Cooperative Association
Gas

Cascade Natural Gas Corp.

Water

City of Boardman

Sewer City of Boardman
Telephone Centurytel
   
Largest Employers  
Lamb-Weston 370
Oregon Potato Company 125
PGE-Coal Fire Plan & Coyote Springs Co-Gen Plants 113
Morrow County School District 106
Boardman Foods Inc. 100
   
Mileage Chart  
Portland 164
Pendleton 45
Heppner 46
Kennewick, WA 37
Walla Walla, WA 80
Seattle, WA 269
   
Health Care  
Columbia River Community Health Services

Boardman (541) 481-7212

Good Shepherd Community Hospital Hermiston (541) 667-3400
Advantage Dental Boardman 888-468-0022
   
Public Safety  
Boardman Rural Fire Department (541) 481-3473
Boardman Police Department (541) 481-6071
Morrow County Sheriff 1-800-460-8027 - Emergency 911
   
Education  
Sam Boardman Elementary (541) 481-7383
Windy River Elementary (541) 481-2526
Riverside Jr/Sr High School (541) 481-2525
Blue Mountain Community College (541)481-2099
Washington State University, Tri-City Campus (45 miles)
Eastern Oregon State College, LaGrande (100 miles)
Columbia Basin College, Tri Cities (45 miles)
   
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Boardman, OR 97818
541-481-3014

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