Portland, Missouri facts for kids
Portland is an unincorporated community in eastern Callaway County, Missouri, USA. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is located at (38.710161,-91.717166) on Route 94 about twenty miles northeast of Jefferson City.
The village was laid out in 1831. Its location directly on the Missouri River made it a popular shipping point for the farms and plantations of Callaway County. The name Portland stems from that activity.
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