The Southwest Hills neighborhood is characterized by beautiful homes that give off a sense of elegant grandeur. Residents are treated to breathtaking views of Portland and surrounding areas. The population as of 2016 was 6,948.
The Southwest Hills neighborhood sits atop the Tualatin Mountains, also known as the West Hills. Many of the homes are perched along the side of the hills. This makes for incredible views and a beautiful drive through the area. Home styles include Ranches, Colonial, Craftsman, Contemporary, and Victorian. The average home was built in 1939. Homes are large and grand, and the typical price range is higher than some of the surrounding neighborhoods.
The Southwest Hills neighborhood incorporates Portland Heights, which refers to the northeastern part of the neighborhood above Goose Hollow and downtown Portland. Like other neighborhoods in southwest Portland, the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest is on full display in the Southwest Hills in large part due to the incredible views from many of the homes.
Southwest Hills Attractions
Council Crest is a park located in Southwest Hills. The park offers panoramic views of Portland and is just a short drive away from downtown Portland. It is one of the highest points of the Tualatin Mountains. It was originally part of a land claim by John Talbot and was first known as Talbot Mountain. While there are higher points in Portland, Council Crest offers a publicly accessible view point, popular for those wishing to get a reprieve from the city.
The neighborhood is located with close proximity to downtown Portland, but is also somewhat removed from the city. The suburbs are also relatively close as well, giving Southwest Hills residents the best of both worlds.
Southwest Hills offers some of the best scenery of any neighborhood in the southwest area of Portland.
Zip Code: 97201
Most errands require a car
Many nearby public transportation options
Minimal bike infrastructure