The city of Portland has been called “P-town” since at least the 1990s. Other cities have also been called “P-town”—such as Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Wikipedia: Nicknames of Portland, Oregon
Portland is sometimes affectionately called P-Town by some locals.
We’re gonna hit up Westside P-town.
by Nat Hizzle Dec 8, 2003
How to Talk American:
A Guide to Our Native Tongues
By Jim Crotty
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co.
... the gang at the Habit (my hands-down favorite cybercafe in the universe, 21st and Clinton in P-town), ...
Portland Best Places:
The most discriminating guide to Portland’s restaurants, lodgings, shopping, nightlife, arts, sights, and outings
By Kim Carlson
Seattle, WA: Sasquatch Books
The Pearl District locale near cobblestone streets and transient-filled loading docks is the essence of P-town—especially on a night with a little haze.
MTV Roadtrips U.S.A.
By John Vorwald; et al .
Hoboken, NJ: Wiley
Welcome to Portland
PDX, P-town, the Rose City, call it what you will—Portland is a shining example of why people like the Pacific Northwest so much.
P-Town...I miss you!
Tons of places that I loved when I lived in Portland, and would gladly go back to if not so much rain, and not so in love with Truckee,
Oregon (Beaver State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Monday, June 18, 2012 • Permalink