Facts About Gresham
Gresham is situated at the mouth of the Columbia River Gorge in Multnomah County.
Gresham was named after Walter Quintin Gresham, the American Civil War general and United States Secretary of State.
The area now known as Gresham was first settled in 1851 by brothers Jackson and James Powell, who claimed land under the Donation Land Claim Act of 1850.
Gresham was incorporated as a city on February 11th, 1905.
The city has a total area of 23.43 square miles, of which 23.20 square miles is land and 0.23 square miles is water.
Gresham was twinned with the following sister cities: Japan Ebetsu, Japan; Nigeria Owerri, Nigeria & Sokcho, South Korea.
Gresham is accessed from the west via Interstate 84 and via U.S. Route 26 from the east.
The estimated population of Gresham is 110,494, as of 2019.
Gresham is served by three school districts: Centennial, Gresham-Barlow, and Reynolds.
Gresham is a city located in Multnomah County, Oregon, in the United States of America, immediately east of Portland, Oregon.