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Moving to Gresham

Founded in 1851, the city now known as Gresham was originally called Powell’s Valley after Jackson and James Powell, the two brothers who founded the area. It was then changed in 1884 when the area became home to its first post office and locals decided to name the town after the city’s first postmaster, Walter Q. Gresham. The city was incorporated in 1905 with a humble number of about 360 residents.

Gresham is now home to a population of more than 110,000 people, making it the fourth-largest city in Oregon. Nearly half are married families with children due to its safe communities and quiet atmosphere. The area’s biggest growth spurts came during the 90s and early 2000s when over 55,000 people moved to the area.

Thinking about relocating to Gresham? Our crew has established itself as the top moving company in Gresham and other Portland suburbs. Trust PDX Movers to handle your transition safely, efficiently, and professionally.

As you’re looking around at local neighborhoods, you’re sure to see a variety of comfortable and quiet areas to pick from. On the west side, near the border of Portland, communities like Centennial, Hollybrook, and Pleasant Valley give residents easy access to commute into the big city. And on the south side of town, you’ll find a number of family-friendly neighborhoods like Gresham Butte, Mount Hood, and Kelly Creek.

Once you’re in town and searching for fun things to do in Gresham, you’ll find great activities like swimming, kayaking, and fishing at Sandy River Gorge in Oxbow Regional Park. Another popular attraction in town is the Gresham Japanese Garden, similar to the other gardens of the same style found in Portland. And when it’s time to eat, head over to either Nicholas Restaurant for some unique Lebanese and Mediterranean Cuisine or enjoy some classic Italian food at Boccelli’s Ristorante.

For parents with young children, a handful of local schools are part of Portland’s Centennial School District, but the city also hosts its own Gresham-Barlow District. Elementary students can attend programs at schools like Gresham Arthur Academy and East Orient Elementary, while teenage students have top-rated high schools in the area such as Sam Barlow High and Centennial High. The only secondary school in town is Mount Hood Community College, which offers both 2-year programs and Bachelor programs through their partnership with Eastern Oregon University.

Although the city is mainly residential, Gresham jobs can be found in a few business parks and retail areas around town. The largest employer is the Adventist Medical Center, a faith-based, not-for-profit hospital network with over 1,000 employees. Another large company you’ve surely heard of before with a location in the area is Boeing’s Portland office.

When it comes to local weather, you likely know most areas in the northwest U.S. are known for a fair amount of rain. Gresham is no exception with cold winters with about 56 inches of annual rainfall. But you’ll also experience comfortable summers with temps ranging between the mid-50s and low 80s.

5-Star Moving Services

Similar to the big city of Portland, the area is attracting more people each year to its many perks and possibilities. And our team of full-service movers is here to help anyone interested in moving to Gresham. Count on PDX Movers to help with your upcoming transition.

For anyone already located in the Gresham area who is trying to find the best moving company near them, we have a specialized group of local movers who know the area and are ready to assist you. They are both knowledgeable and dependable, giving you the peace of mind, you deserve for your relocation.

Are you planning a journey from Gresham to another city or even out of state? Our team of long-distance movers is trained to complete these unique transitions as well. We’ll help you get packed, loaded, and transported to anywhere in the continental United States.

Moving a business can be one of the stressful aspects of running a company. We understand the anxiety this can bring, which is why we provide an efficient crew of commercial movers who will ease the transition. Our customized solutions cater to your specific needs whether you’re relocating an office, a retail space, or a large warehouse.

Whenever the time comes for you to schedule your upcoming change, choose PDX Movers to help you. Our 5-star rated moving services literally take the load off your shoulders and allow you to relax through the process. Give us a call today at (503) 746-8795 or fill out the form above to get a free moving estimate.

Weather for Gresham, OR
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Demographic Info for Gresham, OR
110,336
Population
35.7 years
Median Age
$242,800
Median Home Value
$50,675
Median Household Income
28 mins
Average Commute
53.2%
Own vs. Rent
Schools in Gresham, OR
2789 SW Butler Rd
Gresham, OR 97080
Type: Elementary School
1400 SE 5th St
Gresham, OR 97080
Type: Middle School
900 SE 5th St
Gresham, OR 97080
Type: Elementary School
7431 SE 302nd Ave
Gresham, OR 97080
Type: Elementary School
3625 SE Powell Valley Rd
Gresham, OR 97080
Type: Middle School
1770 SE Fleming Ave
Gresham, OR 97080
Type: Elementary School
Places to Eat in Gresham, OR
The Local Cow
The Local Cow
336 N Main Ave
Gresham, OR 97030
Yelp Rating for The Local Cow
Nicholas Restaurant
Nicholas Restaurant
323 N Main Ave
Gresham, OR 97030
Yelp Rating for Nicholas Restaurant
McMenamins Edgefield
McMenamins Edgefield
2126 SW Halsey St.
Troutdale, OR 97060
Yelp Rating for McMenamins Edgefield
Sweet Betty's
Sweet Betty
1000 N Main Ave
Gresham, OR 97030
Yelp Rating for Sweet Betty
Barley Sprout Restaurant
Barley Sprout Restaurant
112 N Main Ave
Gresham, OR 97030
Yelp Rating for Barley Sprout Restaurant
Agave Azul
Agave Azul
155 SE Vista Ave
Gresham, OR 97080
Yelp Rating for Agave Azul
Things to Do in Gresham, OR
Oxbow Regional Park
3010 SE Oxbow Pkwy, Gresham, OR 97080, United States
4.6 
Hogan Butte Nature Park
757 SE Gabbert Rd, Gresham, OR 97080, United States
4.3 
Gradin Community Sports Park
2303 SE Palmquist Rd, Gresham, OR 97080, United States
4.2 
Powell Butte Nature Park
16160 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97236, United States
4.7 
Main City Park
219 S Main Ave, Gresham, OR 97080, United States
4.4 
Historical Downtown Gresham
100 - 400 N Main Ave, Gresham, OR 97080, United States
4.6 

Moving to Gresham, OR Resources

Welcome to Gresham! You are going to love it here. We have created a list of useful links to help you get settled in.

Official Gresham, OR Website – Learn all about the City of Gresham, it’s history and upcoming events

Gresham, OR Wikipedia Page – Get information on the City of Gresham on Wikipedia

Gresham, OR Facebook Page – Follow the City of Gresham on Facebook during your relocation to Gresham

City of Gresham, OR Jobs – Browse Gresham job listings prior to your Gresham relocation

Gresham, OR Employment – Get a great job in Gresham

Gresham, OR, Real Estate – Check out the best Gresham neighborhoods, then search Gresham real estate to find your perfect home.

City of Gresham, OR Police – The City of Gresham police department is here to serve you

City of Gresham, OR Business – Get City of Gresham business information and how to do business in Gresham

City of Gresham, OR YouTube – Living in Gresham gets easier when you watch their YouTube videos

Official Gresham, OR Twitter – Send a tweet to the City of Gresham twitter account to find the best Gresham neighborhood

Gresham, OR Rotary – After you relocate to Gresham join the Gresham Rotary to stay involved

BBB Gresham, OR – The City of Gresham BBB will guide you to find quality businesses and services

Gresham, OR Chamber of Commerce – The City of Gresham Chamber of Commerce fights for all it’s business community members, learn more

Gresham, OR Utilities – Get the lights turned on and get some fast internet and other utlities at the City of Gresham

Gresham, OR Parks & Recreation – Relax and smile at one of the amazing Gresham parks

Gresham, OR Events – Browse the list of events at this official city guide. Take advantage of all there is to do.

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    3/09/2020

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    4/21/2020

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    1/31/2020

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    5/07/2020
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