The city of Happy Valley is located east of Portland and I-205, North of Sunnyside Rd and east of Clackamas. This area is very scenic with beautiful upscale new construction homes, tall trees, lush parks and views of Portland from certain parts of the city. Happy Valley is right next to the freeway making commuting very easy and has great shopping available at Mall 205/Clackamas Town Center.
Newer construction makes up a majority of Happy Valley’s homes. The average price per square foot values for Happy Valley makes it a great place to live right outside of Portland but close enough to have a short commute anywhere in the city. The city is very well maintained and with newly constructed schools and a very low crime rate makes Happy Valley a fantastic place to raise a family. The city was incorporated in 1965 and was the fastest growing communities until the late 1990s.
Happy Valley is part of the North Clackamas School District and utilizes the Happy Valley middle school, the Clackamas high school and the Rock Creek Middle school. in 2015 the city celebrated it's 50 anniversary. At first just 300 residents were part of Happy Valley but now there are over 17,000 within the city limits and many more on the outskirts.