Hosford-Abernethy, Portland, Oregon

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Hosford-Abernethy
—  Neighborhood  —
Hosford-Abernethy, Portland, Oregon is located in Portland, Oregon

Hosford-Abernethy
 
Coordinates: 45.5048°N 122.64508°WCoordinates45.5048°N 122.64508°W
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Country United States
State Oregon
City Portland
Government
 • Association Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood
    Development Association (HAND)
 • Coalition Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Program
Area
 • Total 1.30 sq mi (3.36 km2)
Population (2000)[1]
 • Total 6,932
 • Density 5,340/sq mi (2,063/km2)
Housing[2]
 • No. of households 3243
 • Occupancy rate 96% occupied
 • % households renting 49% renting
 • Avg. household size 2.14 persons

Hosford-Abernethy is a neighborhood in the inner Southeast section of Portland, Oregon. It borders Buckman and Sunnyside on the north, Richmond on the east, Brooklyn and Creston-Kenilworth on the south, and (across the Willamette RiverDowntown Portland and South Portland on the west.

Hosford-Abernethy was named in the 1970s for two schools in the neighborhood, Hosford Middle School[3] (commemorating early Portland resident and Methodist minister Chauncey Hosford) and Abernethy Elementary School[4] (commemorating fellow Methodist minister and Provisional Governor of the Oregon TerritoryGeorge Abernethy).

The north central area of the neighborhood, with its distinctive X-shaped street pattern, is known as Ladd’s Addition.

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is located on the riverfront of Hosford-Abernethy, at the southern end of the Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade.

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