The Linnton neighborhood is tucked along the Willamette River and the eastern portion of Forest Park, just five miles northwest of downtown Portland and three miles southeast of Sauvie Island. The neighborhood covers more than 400 acres along ancient basalt flows on the riverbank. As of 2016, the population was 417.
The Linnton neighborhood was formerly a logging town and is still characterized by an industrious spirit. The neighborhood’s main thoroughfare, St. Helens Road, provides a good mix of commercial and industrial sites along the serene beauty of the Willamette River. Linnton residents are just a short distance from dozens of hiking and biking trails at Linnton Park, Forest Park, and Sauvie Island, providing a balance of forward-moving industry with a bounty of lush woodland and natural beauty.
The average home in Linnton was built in 1939, and the neighborhood boundaries cover more than 4,000 acres. The neighborhood is roughly five miles long and one mile wide, with a diverse selection of home styles.
The iconic St. Johns Bridge, which features dramatic Gothic-style architecture, connects Linnton with the St. John’s Neighborhood. The bridge is 401 feet tall and is one of only three public suspension bridges in Oregon. The bridge is a popular subject for local photographers because of its beautiful and unique design.
Sauvie Island, located just a few miles from the Linnton neighborhood, is a popular Portland destination because of its many beaches, natural areas, trails, and viewpoints. The Kruger Farm Market on Sauvie Island offers fresh local produce and great food, and the Sauvie Island Corn Maze is a seasonal favorite in the fall.
In Linnton, Decoy and the Lighthouse Inn are popular dining locations. Linnton residents are also within a short distance of downtown Portland, Northwest Portland and the Pearl District, all of which offer spectacular dining and retail options.
Zip Code: 97210
Almost all errands require a car
It is possible to get on a bus
Minimal bike infrastructure