Richmond, Portland, Oregon


Richmond, Portland, Oregon

Infobox Neighborhood Portland OR
neighborhood_name = Richmond
association_name = Richmond Neighborhood Association
association_website = http://www.neighborhoodlink.com/portland/richmond
coalition_name = Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Program
coalition_website = http://www.southeastuplift.org
area = 3.29
map_url = http://www.portlandonline.com/oni/index.cfm?c=35281&a=58623
portlandmaps_x = 7657959.743
portlandmaps_y = 677281.609
censusyear = 2000
pop_total = 11,320
pop_density = 3,441
households_total = 4,972
occupancy = 96
households_owned = 2,990
households_owned_pct = 60
households_rented = 1,982
households_rented_pct = 40
household_size = 2.28
footnotes =

Richmond is a neighborhood in the Southeast section of Portland, Oregon. It borders Sunnyside on the north, Mt. Tabor and South Tabor on the east, Creston-Kenilworth on the south, and Hosford-Abernethy on the west.

The northern edge of the neighborhood is part of the Hawthorne District.

Neighborhood parks include [http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?action=ViewPark&PropertyID=670 Sewallcrest Park] (1940) and [http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?action=ViewPark&PropertyID=197 Ivon Community Garden] (1978).

Richmond is named after Dr. Richmond Kelly, son of an early immigrant from Kentucky who held one of the donation land claims in the area, Rev. Clinton Kelly. [http://www.portlandonline.com/shared/cfm/image.cfm?id=94112]

The Richmond neighborhood is home to [http://www.richmondjmp.org Richmond Elementary School] , the first of three which comprise the Japanese Magnet Program of [http://www.pps.k12.or.us Portland Public Schools] . JMP students continue on to [https://mttabor.pps.k12.or.us/index.pl Mt. Tabor Middle School] and then to [http://grant.pps.k12.or.us/proto/ Grant High School] in the Grant Park neighborhood.

External links

* [http://www.portlandneighborhood.com/richmond.html Guide to Richmond Neighborhood] (PortlandNeighborhood.com)
* [http://www.portlandonline.com/shared/cfm/image.cfm?id=94112 Richmond Neighborhood Plan] (Portland Bureau of Planning, 1994)
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