Wilkes, Portland, Oregon


Wilkes, Portland, Oregon

Infobox Neighborhood Portland OR
neighborhood_name = Wilkes
association_name = Wilkes Community Group
association_website =
coalition_name = East Portland Neighborhood Office
coalition_website = http://www.epno.org
area = 7.28
map_url = http://www.portlandonline.com/shared/cfm/image.cfm?id=58658
portlandmaps_x = 7691724.248
portlandmaps_y = 692127.472
censusyear = 2000
pop_total = 7732
pop_density = 1062
households_total = 3317
occupancy = 94
households_owned = 2539
households_owned_pct = 77
households_rented = 778
households_rented_pct = 23
household_size = 2.33
footnotes =

Wilkes is the northeasternmost neighborhood in Portland, Oregon, bordered on the north by the Columbia River and on the east by the city of Gresham. It adjoins the neighborhoods of Argay, Russell, and Hazelwood on the west, and Glenfair on the south. Interstate 84 runs through the middle of the neighborhood.

[http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?action=ViewPark&PropertyID=857&c=38308 Wilkes Park] was dedicated here August 3, 2004.

External links

* [http://www.frwhs.org/index.html Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society]
* [http://www.portlandneighborhood.com/wilkes.html Guide to Wilkes Neighborhood]
* [http://www.portlandonline.com/shared/cfm/image.cfm?id=91057 Wilkes Community and Rockwood Corridor Plan] (Portland Bureau of Planning, 1987)


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