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Brightwood
Brightwood
Oregon
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Brightwood is an unincorporated community within the Mount Hood Corridor in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. It is located between Wemme and Sandy just off U.S. Route 26 at an elevation of 1165 feet (355 meters). It is one of the communities that make up the Villages at Mount Hood. A post office called "Salmon" was established in the area in 1891, named after the nearby Salmon River. The post office was renamed Brightwood in 1910. The name Brightwood was said to have been coined by a local resident, Mr. Alcorn, for the pleasing effect of the sun shining on the cottonwood trees in the spring.

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How did Oregon earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Oregon has a state sales tax of 0.00%. Of particular interest is that Oregon does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Oregon has an effective property tax rate of 1.07%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Oregon earned its state tax grade of C+.

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