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About West Linn First settled by pioneers in the 1840’s, West Linn overlooks the Willamette Falls.  After fire almost destroyed the town in the late 1850’s, West Linn was revitalized by the Willamette Transportation Locks Co. in 1868.  After many years of a steadily growing population, the city of West Linn’s population growth has steadily leveled off.

West Linn’s Location
West Linn is located 13 miles south of Portland, between the Willamette and Tualatin Rivers.

West Linn’s Neighborhoods
West Linn has 11 Neighborhood Associations:  BHT, Bolton, Hidden Springs, Marylhurst, Parker Crest, Robinwood, Rosemont Summit, Skyline Ridge, Sunset, Tanner Basin and Willamette.   These associations help give a voice to residents and deal with issues such as fences, parking and structural material.

West Linn’s Climate
Average summer temperature is in the 80’s. Summer days can be as long as 16 hours. Minor snowfall in the wintertime (2-3 inches). Average of only 36 inches of rain per year.

West Linn’s Square Miles
7.9 square miles

West Linn’s Population
22,261 residents
2000 West Linn Demographics:
- White 93.3%
- Hispanic or Latino 2.9%
- African American 0.5%
- Asian 2.9%
- Native American 0.4%
- Total Population = 22,261

West Linn’s Major Attractions:
Willamette Falls Locks
The Nature Conservancy
Redbud Children’s Art Center
Ankeny Plaza

Important Phone Numbers in West Linn

Emergency:
Police: 911
Fire: 911
Sheriff: 911
Non Emergency: (503) 655-6214

Transportation:
Airline Information: 503-460-4234
Public Transportation: (503) 238-RIDE
Radio Cab: (503) 227-1212
Broadway Cab: (503) 227-1234
Yellow Cab: (503) 227-1234
Portland Taxi: (503) 256-5400
Portland Shuttle: (503) 327-1094
Northern Lights Towncar Services: (503) 760-2478
Lucky Limousine & Towncar: (503) 254-0010
Amtrak: (800) USA-RAIL
Alamo Rent-A-Car: (503) 513-9550
Budget Car and Truck Rental: (800) 826-2090
Enterprise Rent-A-Car: (503) 284-8055
DMV: (503) 299-9999
Dept. of Transportation: 503-731-8200

Utilities:
City of West Linn: (503) 657-0331
West Linn Water: (503) 657-5030
West Linn Refuse and Recycling (503) 557-3900
Portland General Electric Co.: (503) 228-6322
Northwest Natural Gas: (800) 422-4012‎
Comcast Cable: (866) 886-6838‎
Verizon: (800) 483-4000‎
Qwest: (866) 438-4939

Other:
West Linn Public Library (503) 656-7853

City Information:
City/County Information Center (503) 639-4171
Travel Portland (503) 275-9750

School Districts:
West Linn-Wilsonville School District (503) 673-7000

Newspapers:
West Linn Tidings  (503) 226-6397

Radio:
KNRK FM - (503) 733-5470
KGON FM - (503) 733-5466
KKRZ FM – (503) 226-0100
KVMX FM - (503) 517-6400
KWJJ FM  -  (503) 226-9653
KFXX FM – (503) 223-1441
KXL AM - (503) 243-7595
KOAC AM - (503) 293-1982

Television:
KATU TV Ch. 2 - (503) 231-4222
KOIN TV Ch. 6 - (503) 464-0600
KGW TV Ch. 8 - (503) 226-5000
KPTV TV Ch. 12/30 - (503) 906-1249
KRCW-TV  Ch. 32 - (503) 644-3232
KOPB-TV Ch. 10/27 - (503) 244-9900

Business:
Better Business Bureau (503) 226-3981
US Patent and Trademark (800) 786-9199
US Copyright Office (202) 707-3000
CDC (800) 611-5170
CA Contractors Licenses (503) 378-4621

West Linn Related Links:

City of West Linn Official Website
West Linn Chamber of CommerceWest Linn City HallWest Linn Police Department
West Linn Public LibraryWest Linn Municipal Court
West Linn-Wilsonville School District
West Linn Parks and Recreation
Clackamas County Sheriff
Clackamas County Visitors Association
Oregon Historical Society
Better Business Bureau