In North Portland, on the tip of a beautiful peninsula formed by the convergence of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, you will find the neighborhood of St. Johns. Named in honor of settler James Johns, St. Johns was previously its own town, prior to being annexed by the City of Portland, Oregon, in 1915. Adjoining the neighborhoods of Linnton, Kenton and University Park, St. Johns is in close proximity to two rivers and a number of industrial companies that helped establish the area and employ many of the communities’ residents.
The entrance of the city is signified by the majestic 408-foot towers of the St. Johns Bridge which welcomes residents and visitors alike. St. Johns has historically been a blue-collar community with a diverse population. Additionally, St. Johns is home to the University of Portland which, according to U.S. News and World Report, is among the top 10 schools in the West.
St. Johns is also home to some of Portland’s oldest independently-owned downtown shops. These shops, as well as many restaurants in the area, enhance the charming small town ambiance of St. Johns. In addition to those within the St. Johns neighborhood, there are seemingly endless opportunities for shopping and dining just a short drive across the St. Johns Bridge.
St. Johns residents also enjoy easy access to a plethora of outdoor and water activities amidst the beauty of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. Fishermen and boating enthusiasts can begin their adventures at the boat ramp in Cathedral Park, located just below the majestic pillars of the St. Johns Bridge.
St. Johns residents also enjoy close proximity to The Smith and Bybee Lakes Wildlife Area, which is the largest protected urban wetland in the United States. The Smith and Bybee Lakes Wildlife Area boasts miles of gorgeous multi-use trails perfect for running, hiking, biking and catching glimpses of native wildlife. With all of these extraordinary features, St. Johns is clearly a must-consider destination for those looking to relocate in the Portland area. Homes for sale in the St. Johns neighborhood vary in age, size and architectural style and have a median sale price around $300,300.
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