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Clackamas County has a wide variety of development opportunities in Oregon.

Welcome to Clackamas County! This is a place of unity between jobs, the environment, and a high quality of life. Our diverse landscape has something for everyone, including a competetive business environment.

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Why Choose Clackamas For Your Business?

Our diverse landscape has something for everyone, including a competitive business environment.

A Vital Community

Clackamas County has remained vital and continues to grow. Businesses are flourishing here. Industry leaders can be found in Metals, Machinery, Healthcare, High-tech, Forestry, Food & Beverage Processing, Renewable Energy, Nursery/Ag, and Software Development.

Clackamas County is actively engaged in the recently launched Metro Export Initiative (MEI) and the Greater Portland Export Plan.

We work with growers, processors, and policy decision-makers to maintain and enhance economic viability of our agriculture and forest industries.

Ensuring a safe and vibrant built environment by providing permitting, plan review and inspection services.

The Oregon Main Street program is dedicated to rebuilding and revitalizing communities.

From historic main streets to rural countryside and Mt. Hood, there are many reasons you should film in Clackamas.

Our mission is to create prosperity by fostering balanced economic development in Clackamas County through a close partnership with government and the private sector.

Sustainability practices benefit businesses.

Learn all about job growth, our economy, education and income in Clackamas. 

Stake Your Claim in Clackamas County

Check out businesses that have Staked Their Claim in our county in this Made in Clackamas County video series.