Ever wonder how high it is where you live? The National Weather Service has a comprehensive list.

Elevations range from 25 to 30 feet at Portland International Airport to 1,050 feet at Mount Scott. Why do people always spin out on I-5 near Capitol Highway? The freeway at 200 feet in downtown Portland sneaks up to 620 feet, as high as Powell and Rocky buttes.

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Here is a sampling Portland-area elevations. Below that are links to elevations throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington.

West side

  • Aloha    218
  • Beaverton    190    
  • Capitol Hwy/I-5    600    
  • Cooper Mtn.    750    
  • Cornelius Pass    600    
  • Forest Grove    180    
  • Hillsboro 150    
  • Molalla    400    
  • Newberg    180    
  • North Plains 200    
  • Skyline/Burnside 950    
  • Sylvan/US 26 780    
  • Tigard 166    
  • West Linn/Rosemont 650    
  • Wilsonville 200

East side

  • Columbia Gorge/I-84 25
  • Corbett    700
  • Damascus 550
  • Estacada 500
  • Gateway 250
  • Gresham    350
  • Historic Columbia Hwy 900
  • Mt. Scott 1050
  • Mt. Tabor 600
  • Rocky Butte 450
  • Oregon City 300
  • Sandy 1000
  • Troutdale 200

Here are links to fuller weather service elevation lists: