Portland Quick Guide
Portland, Oregon is surrounded by natural beauty. Both visitors and residents alike take advantage of the city's location at the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. The city's location along the Willamette combined with the majestic Cascade Mountains make it an ideal outdoor paradise for those who live, work and play here.
Portland was a major port city up until the 1890s, and today's Portland boasts an economy driven by business services, distribution, government, manufacturing, technology, tourism and wholesale and retail trade.
The Portland City/County Information Center is located at 1221 SW 4th Ave., room 110. Citizens can call the center at (503) 823-4000 to find the Portland information and services they need.
Getting Around or Getting Away
Map driving directions from Portland to areas such as Old Town Chinatown, Irvington and Alameda Ridge, or get there using TriMet, Portland's bus system, or the MAX light rail system to get to the places in Portland that you need to be.
Need a flight to or from Portland International Airport? Find a Portland travel agency. Need to get to PDX from areas including the Pearl District or Downtown Portland? Try these airport transportation services.