metro area in portland
Portland’s urban core consists of more than 90 thriving neighborhoods each unique in characteristics and small business districts. In less than 30 minutes, you can go from the furthest NE corner to the furthest SW corner of the city, so put on your exploration pants and have some fun getting to know each corner of our beautiful city. Pro-tip: Locals refer to each section of our city as quadrants. If you’re looking at a map the eastside and westside are divided by the the beautiful Willamette River, and Burnside acts as the divider between the north and south regions.