Known as the "Gem City of the Gulf”, Portland is a small city located just north of Corpus Christi and easily accessible via Highways 181 and 35. This coastal oasis boasts access to 2 bays, including frontage to the deepest water in Corpus Christi Bay as well as bluff top water views and a host of fishing, birdwatching and outdoor activity options. Portland also offers award winning schools and a low crime rate. With a small town atmosphere within 10 minutes of Corpus Christi, Portland offers quieter living close to city amenities.
Amenities Near Portland
Portland and surrounding areas are served by the award winning Gregory-Portland Independent School District, making this city a great choice for families. The centrally located Aquatic Center is open year round and features 2 pools, “Dive In” movies and a host of special community events. The Joe Burke Pavilion on Billy G Webb Drive is home to the Portland Farmer’s Market, which takes place on the first Saturday each month. Shoppers can enjoy local produce, baked goods, gifts and other locally handmade items. Indian Point Park and Sunset Lake Park offer both wade and pier fishing opportunities, as well as stellar bird watching, family play areas and concessions. The NorthShore Country Club Golf Course is renowned for it’s beautiful bay views along the back 9 holes. With frontage on both Nueces and Corpus Christi Bays, there are numerous water recreational activities available to residents and visitors alike.