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Town Profile

Portland was incorporated in 1841, and is located in Middlesex County

Area: 23 square miles

Population: 9,470 (year 2011)

Voting Districts: 1

Portland is a residential community with thriving businesses and a dedicated industrial park.

Mill Rate: 32.44 2022-2023

Date of Last Re-val: October 2021

Newspapers: Rivereast News Bulletin (free publication that's delivered to all residents weekly)

Portland Recreational Facilities:

  • Bransfield Park/Kuzminski Field, 160 Rose Hill Road

  • William J. Nolan ballfield, 97 Airline Avenue

  • David Agogliati Field, 5 Middlesex Avenue

  • Tomasso little league ballfield, 255 Airline Avenue

  • Main Street Park, 314 Main Street

  • Riverfront Park / Pavilion, 284 Brownstone Avenue

  • Town Hall/Veteran Memorial Park, 33 East Main Street

  • Town Green/Gazebo, 265 Main Street

  • Portland Recreational Complex, Gospel Lane


Other Recreational Facilities:

  • Public Golf Courses: Portland Golf Course; Portland West Golf Course; Quarry Ridge Golf Course

  • Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park

  • Northern Middlesex County YMCA Camp Ingersoll

  • Noyce School of Rhythm

  • Oakwood Sports Center

  • Prehistoric Mini Golf


Transportation: Middletown Area Transit (passenger bus service)

Places of Worship:

  • Church of St. Mary

  • Covenant Life

  • First Congregational Church of Portland

  • Grace and Mercy Baptist Church

  • Portland United Methodist Church

  • Seventh Day Adventist

  • Trinity Episcopal Church

  • True Vine Holiness Church

  • Zion Lutheran Church

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