Welcome to the City of Irrigon!
A neighborly community providing safe services, developing innovative partnerships, focusing on quality and life giving opportunities.
The City of Irrigon is a community that preserves and enhances natural surroundings through planned design. Irrigon will achieve quality of life through a safe friendly environment, promoting recreational opportunities and civic pride. Irrigon encourages and supports a business environment, ensuring a diverse, prosperous, and financially secure community.
Public. Partnering with one another and the community; providing best possible services.
Responsibility and Accountability. Taking responsibility for achieving results, maintaining strong accountability and stewardship.
Innovation and Sustainability. Actively seeking good ideas that are lasting and positive to our community, work, and environment.
Diversity and Inclusion. Recognizing and respecting a variety of perspectives, experiences, and approaches that assist achievement of organizational goals.
Ethics and Integrity. Our actions maintain the trust and confidence of the public and organization we serve.
The City of Irrigon is located in northeast Oregon, on the beautiful Columbia River. Shown above are “everyday” views from our community. Tugboats, sailboats, speed boats and paddle wheelers are enjoyed almost daily by the residents of our community.
Irrigon is an “undiscovered gem” that is great for retirement, raising a family or starting a business. The city is “up and coming” with major downtown development underway, a great small town atmosphere, great schools and many active civic and volunteer organizations.
Irrigon has a local medical office and is just 20 minutes away from a large, modern hospital facility. Shopping is available locally and in the nearby communities of Boardman, Umatilla and Hermiston. The Tri-Cities area of Washington (Kennewick/Richland/Pasco) and Pendleton, OR are about 45 minutes away.
Irrigon is a family oriented city of 1910 people, known for its recreation activities along the river, agricultural heritage, great schools, historic legacy and outstanding community spirit.
The City of Irrigon Chamber of Commerce sponsors a One-Plug Walleye Derby during the month of August. Sturgeon, salmon, walleye and bass are also popular catches from the Columbia River.
The Irrigon Watermelon Festival is held on the last Saturday of July and is a fun, family oriented day with kids games, good food (including homemade pie and, of course, watermelon). There is musical entertainment and raffles for prizes all day. A weekend long adult co-ed softball tournament caps off the activities.
The Irrigon Lions Club hosts a skateboard tournament for all ages. The exact date for this event fluctuates from year to year.
The Multicultural Arts Center (IMAC) provides local artists, musicians and thesbians with an outlet for their talents. The IMAC building is a historic structure erected in 1929 to house the local school children. Plans are being prepared to renovate the old building into a fuctioning coummunity gathering and arts building.
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