Metadata: Cities

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Category Boundary
Feature Dataset Name STAND-ALONE
Item Name City_Metro
Database Type SDE
Originator Metro Data Resource Center
Bureau Metro Data Resource Center
Publication Date 08/13/2013
Abstract This data is maintained by and obtained from Metro GIS. Click the link above to view the Metro GIS metadata for this dataset.
Purpose For mapping of jurisdictional boundaries in the Portland region.
Supplemental Information
Last Dataset Update 05/08/2024 10:20
Last Source Update 05/03/2024 11:51
Maintenance/Update Frequency Quarterly
Extent Clackamas County, Multnomah County, and Washington County, Oregon
Data Type Vector
Shape Type Polygon
Feature Count 57
Horizontal Position Accuracy
Horizontal Position Accuracy Link Taxlots
Progress Complete
North Bounding Coordinate 907151.037729664
South Bounding Coordinate 525507.491141736
East Bounding Coordinate 7758226.34711286
West Bounding Coordinate 7427341.24704724
Theme Keyword(s) City, municipal, city limits, incorporated
Theme Keyword Thesaurus
Place Keyword(s) Portland, Multnomah County, Washington County, Clackamas County, Oregon
Place Keyword Thesaurus
Access Constraints Available for Public Use
Use Constraints These data are sold under the agreement that the user may use the data in its business activity and for no other purpose whatsoever.

User shall not allow access to the data by any other person or organization, unless authorized in writing by the Metro DRC or,
if the other party is a contractor providing services to a government requiring usage of the data in order to provide contractual services.

User shall not duplicate the data except for the following:
(1) User may make one backup copy of the data, and
(2) User may translate the data into other formats and/or media.
Source Dataset Type Shapefile
Output Geodatabase GENERALDATA.GDB
Distribution Grid: State plane coordinate system 1983(91).
Units: International feet
Datum: North American Datum of 1983/1991 (HPGN)
Liability: The information in this file was derived from digital databases on the City of Portland GIS. Care was taken in the creation of this file. The City cannot accept any responsibility for errors, omissions, or positional accuracy. There are no warranties, expressed or implied.
Format: Shapefile or File Geodatabase Feature Class - Data will be provided via City of Portland FTP Site.
Online Resource:
Online Instructions: City of Portland Public/Open Data is distributed via the PortlandMaps Open Data Site - Data not available on the PortlandMaps Open Data site can be requested by contacting the City of Portland CGIS Group -
Transfer Size: varies
SPCS Zone Identifier: 5076
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Web Services

Service Description Feature Access Layer
BES_Layers Referecne layers as used by various BES web content Dynamic Portland City Boundary
MapWorks_LayerQuery General boundary and reference layers Dynamic City Boundaries
Parks_MapWorks_UrbanForestry Dynamic Portland Municipal Boundary
PBOT_DefaultLayers This service includes an array of asset, permitting, planning and project data to serve as a general reference for PBOT staff working remotely. Dynamic Cities
Auditor_ElectionsMap Dynamic City of Portland Boundary
BDS_Boundary General boundary and reference layers Dynamic City
BDS_Layers Map layers used to facilitate the permitting process Dynamic Portland City Boundary
Boundaries Various boundaries in and around the City of Portland Dynamic City Boundaries
Boundaries Various boundaries in and around the City of Portland Dynamic City of Portland Boundary
Public_Safety_Boundaries City, fire management area, and other boundaries which will give context and cartographic improvements to maps used for public safety agencies. Dynamic City of Portland Boundary

Attribute Tables & Domains

Table Description Description of the city limits polygons.
Table Jurisdiction
Column Sort Column Name Column Alias Column Type Column Size Domain Value(s) Column Description
1 AREA AREA Numeric 8