Council of Georgist Organizations

Portland Facts and Trivia

(You decide which are which)

Population: 495,000 (1.6 million in the metro area)

Area: 130 square miles

Elevation: 173 feet above sea level

Miles to ocean: 78

Miles to a glacier: 65

Average Temperature: January, 33.5 degrees F.; July, 79.5 degreees F.

Average annual rainfall: 37 inches

Major industries: trade, shipping and transportation services, tourism, financial services, electronics, high tech.

For more information try:
www.pova.com
www.oregonlive.com

Airport: Portland International Airport (503/335-1234)

Shuttle: Metropolitan Airport Shuttle (800/817-1885)
Pacific Towncar (503/234-2400)
Prestige Limousine Towncar (503/282-5009)
RazDash Airporter (503/246-3790)

Transit: MAX, Portland's light rail system (503/238-7433)
Tri-Met Bus System (503/238-7433)
Amtrak, Union Station - 800 N.W. 6th Avenue - Portland, OR 37209 (1-800-872-7245)

Taxi:
Broadway Cab (503)227-1234
Radio Cab (503)227-1212


Back to the main page
More about the CGO