Preserving our Past, Improving our Present, Protecting our Future
Thank you for visiting the City of Portland Website. Here you will find information about City services and our community. Portland is a city of 6,200 people. Our strongest asset is our citizens who participate in our churches, civic clubs, and recreational programs. Together we are working to build and strengthen our community. The challenge is to encourage quality growth while preserving our down-home character.
The Jay Co. Chamber of Commerce, the City offices of Portland, and the local businesses continue to support and encourage one another in service to our residents and businesses.
Annual events such as the Gathering of the Great Lakes Nation Pow Wow, July 4th Celebration, Vintage Motor Bike Show, Jay County Fair, the world’s largest Antique Tractor and Engine Show, plus various other events, which are held at the Jay County Fairgrounds, bring us together as a community. In addition, to bringing in visitors from all over the world.
Our other city amenities include John Jay Center for Learning, Museum of the Soldier, Hudson Family Park with Amphitheater, Arts Place, Portland Waterpark, Jay County Hospital, A+ rated school system.
Portland where the past, present and future converge in one of the best locations in the state of Indiana. Located 50 miles south of Fort Wayne and 90 miles northeast of our state capitol, Indianapolis. Whether you are a new resident, a visitor, or a business looking for a place to grow, you have come to the right place.
The Jay County Drug Prevention Coalition (JCDPC) and Indiana University Prevention Resource Center (IPRC) is teaming up to assist our community!
We want and need your input regarding youth priority issues related to substance abuse and community coalitions. Questions on substance abuse is related to prescription abuse (opiate, adderall, societal trends leading to illegal substance use such as Heroin, etc.), marijuana, tobacco and alcohol.
• The mission JCDPC’s is to reduce the illegal use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs in Jay County through education, enforcement, treatment, prevention and coordination with other agencies. The JCDPC shall support, advocate, and promote legal, state and national efforts to prevent and reduce harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.
• IPRC’s mission is "Strengthening a behavioral health system that promotes prevention, treatment, and recovery." We work to bring together research and practice and thereby better ensure that Indiana's residents receive state of the art prevention technology. Our vision is to promote and sustain healthy environments and behaviors across the lifespan.
Here is the link for you to see how it will look when it is received by individuals. Click here to take the short survey.
The survey should take less than 5 minutes!