Astoria, Oregon, USA

The city of Astoria is the county seat of Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Located on the south shore of the Columbia River a few miles from the Pacific Ocean, the city is served by the Port of Astoria with a deep water port.

Within close proximity of Astoria are dozens of exciting attractions including Fort Stevens State Park, Fort Astoria, Heritage Center Museum, Flavel House Museum, Uppertown Fire Fighters Museum, Astoria Column, and the Columbia River Maritime Museum, home to one of the nation's finest displays of model ships and nautical artifacts.

Astoria also offers historic Victorian homes, the beautiful 4.1 mile long Astoria Bridge, cruise ships, and fishing charters offering the thrill of landing your own salmon, sturgeon, or crab.

Things to See & Do

* Astoria Column
* Fort Clatsop national Memeorial
* Columbia River Maritime Museum
* Astoria Sunday Market
* Astoria Riverwalk

General information

Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language - English
Land Area – 15.9 km²
Population –10,500 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code - 1

Port Location – Cruise ships dock at Pier 1 on the Columbia River, Astoria.

Transport Links - Regular flight service between Portland and Astoria is now available.

The Amtrak Motorcoach leaves Portland, Oregon daily at 6:20 PM from the Portland Union Station. The coach takes highway 26 west, with flag stops along the route, stopping in Warrenton and arriving at the Astoria Welcome Center.