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The federal government owns more than half the land in Oregon and their position on the Pacific Rim has resulted in strong ties between the state and other nations. Oregon also has nine federally-recognized tribes of Native Americans, which have a distinct relationship with state government.
Multnomah County's Official Website featuring a governmental listing of all agencies and services covering Portland, Gresham, Fairview, Maywood Park, Troutdale, Wood Village, and a small portion of Lake Oswego. Geographically, it is the smallest Oregon county, yet it contains approximately 20% of the state's population due to the high density found in Portland and the surrounding cities.
Oregon has nine federally-recognized tribes: the Burns Paiute Tribe, the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians, the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, the Confederated Tribes of Siletz, the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation, the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians, the Klamath Tribe and the Coquille Tribe.
This is the home page of the Portland, Oregon office of the FBI. The Portland Division is comprised of 10 squads made up of both Special Agent and Professional Support personnel. Along with their main office in Downtown Portland, their Division also includes offices in Bend, Eugene, Medford, Pendleton and Salem, Oregon.
The Chair and the Board of County Commissioners are elected from west, north, central and east geographic districts based on population as established by the Multnomah County Home Rule Charter and as amended by adoption of reapportionment to reflect population changes. They are elected to four-year terms on non-partisan ballots.
Multnomah County Board of Commissioners