- Portland, Oregon neighborhoods
There are 95 officially recognized
Portland, Oregon neighborhoods. Each is represented by a volunteer-based neighborhood association which serves as a liaison between residents of the neighborhood and the city government, as coordinated by the city's [http://www.portlandonline.com/oni Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI)] . The city provides funding to this "network of neighborhoods" through seven neighborhood district coalitions, geographical groupings of neighborhood associations.
Officially recognized neighborhoods
Each neighborhood association defines its own boundaries, which may include areas outside of Portland city limits and (if mutually agreed) areas that overlap with other neighborhoods. Neighborhoods may span boundaries between the five sections (N, NE, SE, SW, and NW) of the city as well. The segmentation adopted here is based on ONI's district coalition model, under which each neighborhood is part of at most one coalition (though some neighborhoods are not included in any).
[http://www.nwnw.org Neighbors West/Northwest (NWNW)]
*Northwest District (includes Uptown, Nob Hill, Alphabet Historic District)
*Old Town Chinatown
These are in Northwest Portland, except Arlington Heights, Goose Hollow, Portland Downtown, and Sylvan-Highlands, which are in Southwest Portland.
[http://www.swni.org Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI)]
*Bridlemile (includes Glencullen)
*Hayhurst (includes Vermont Hills)
*Multnomah (includes Multnomah Village)
*South Portland (includes Corbett, Fulton, Lair Hill, Terwilliger, and the Johns Landing and
*West Portland Park (includes Capitol Hill)
All are in Southwest Portland.
= [http://www.portlandonline.com/northportland/index.cfm?c=35546 North Portland Neighborhood Services (NPNS)] =
Most lie entirely within North Portland. Bridgeton and Hayden Island are split between North and Northeast sections. East Columbia is in Northeast Portland.
[http://www.necoalition.org/ Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods (NECN)]
Most lie entirely within Northeast Portland. Boise, Eliot, Piedmont and Humboldt include areas in North Portland.
[http://www.cnncoalition.org Central Northeast Neighbors, Inc. (CNN)]
All lie within Northeast Portland.
[http://www.epno.org East Portland Neighborhood Office (EPNO)]
Argay, Parkrose, Parkrose Heights, Russell, Wilkes, and Woodland Park are in Northeast Portland.Glenfair and Hazelwood are split between Northeast and Southeast sections.Centennial, Lents, Mill Park, Pleasant Valley, and Powellhurst-Gilbert are in Southeast Portland.
[http://www.southeastuplift.org Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Program (SEUL)]
*Hosford-Abernethy (includes Ladd's Addition)
All are entirely within Southeast Portland, except Center, Laurelhurst, Kerns, and Montavilla, which are split between Northeast and Southeast sections.
Unaffiliated with a coalition
Healy Heights lies within Southwest Portland. The Lloyd District is in Northeast Portland.
Other areas and communities
*Alberta Arts District, an art, retail, and restaurant area in the King, Vernon, and Concordia neighborhoods
*Albina, a historical city which was consolidated into Portland in 1891
*The Belmont Area, a retail and residential area in the Buckman, Sunnyside, and Mt. Tabor neighborhoods
*Dunthorpe, an affluent unincorporated enclave just beyond the city limits, north of Lake Oswego
*East Portland, a historical city which was consolidated into Portland in 1891
*The Hawthorne District, a countercultural shopping district running through the Buckman, Hosford-Abernethy, Sunnyside, Richmond, and Mt. Tabor neighborhoods
*Maywood Park, a Northeast neighborhood that seceded to become an independent city
*Vanport, a city located in present-day North Portland destroyed by a flood in 1948
* [http://www.portlandonline.com/oni Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI)]
* [http://www.portlandneighborhood.com PortlandNeighborhood.com] - includes neighborhood guides and a [http://www.portlandneighborhood.com/portlandneighborhoodmap.html clickable map]
* [http://www.portlandoctopus.com/ PortlandOctopus.com] - detailed neighborhood and community information
* [http://www.portlandmaps.com PortlandMaps.com] - city's public GIS database, including demographic and other statistics on the neighborhoods, as well as official boundaries
* [http://www.portlandonline.com/shared/cfm/image.cfm?id=60598 Map of Neighborhood Associations and Coalitions] (PDF)
* [http://www.portlandonline.com/oni/index.cfm?c=35281 List of individual neighborhood maps]
* [http://www.portlandonline.com/shared/cfm/image.cfm?id=120956 Study of Portland Neighborhood Associations: Neighborhood Association Survey Results] (
League of Women Votersof Portland, June 2006)
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