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Linnton neighborhood is located in Northwest Portland in the Willamette River watershed. The neighborhood is sandwiched between Forest Park and the Willamette River, and Highway 30 runs through its center. Though it is not a well known neighborhood today, Linnton has a is a historic part of Portland. The town of Linnton was platted in 1843 and annexed in 1915. The neighborhood was an early industrial hub for logging and shipping. Today, Linnton is still a hub of industry and center for many blue collar jobs in Portland. However, years of industrial activity have taken their toll on the neighborhood. The entirety of Linnton’s riverfront is part of the Portland Harbor Superfund site, and issues of soil and air pollution are an unfortunate legacy of its industrial roots. Linnton is a part of the Neighbors West/Northwest Coalition.