City of Rufus
Welcome to the official Web site for the City of Rufus, Oregon. Rufus is located off of Interstate 84, in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, 100 miles east of Portland and 100 miles West of Pendleton.
Rufus is primarily a residential community with a current population estimate of 270. We also feature small commercial businesses catering to both local residents and interstate highway travelers. The nearby rivers offer a lot of different recreational opportunities such as camping, fishing, windsurfing, para-sailing, rafting, and boating. Rufus is 1 ½ hours away from Mt. Hood in Oregon and 1 ½ hours away from Mt. Adams in Washington.