Portland is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut. The population was 8,732 at the 2000 census. The town center is listed as a census-designated place (CDP). It is situated across the Connecticut River from Middletown. Brownstone quarried in Portland was used in the construction of Hartford's Old State House in 1796. The vast majority of the brownstone buildings in Connecticut (see College Row at Wesleyan University and the Long Walk at Trinity College) as well as the famous brownstones in New York City were built with brownstone from Portland's quarries.
About half of the town's perimeter is made up of the Connecticut River. The town has eight marinas and boat clubs as well as three 18-hole golf courses.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 24.9 square miles (64 km2), of which, 23.4 square miles (61 km2) of it is land and 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) of it (5.99%) is water. The town center CDP has a total area of 5.5 square miles (14 km2). 4.9 square miles (13 km2) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) of it (9.71%) is water. The village of Gildersleeve also lies within Portland.
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