Portland NSW is part of the gateway to the Central West and is located between Oberon, Mudgee, Bathurst, Lithgow, and the Blue Mountains. 

Portland is less than a 2 hour drive from Sydney. It is a short drive from both the Great Western and Castlereagh Highways. It is accessed from the Great Western Highway via Wallerawang or from Sunny Corner Rd at Meadow Flat. It is accessed from the Castlereagh Highway via Boulder Road at the Mt Piper Power Station.

The diagram below highlights Portland’s location with regard to neighbouring towns and their tourist visitor numbers.

Portland NSW Cement Works The Foundations

Portland has a population of 2,307 permanent residents with a median age of 43.


The Foundations is in the heart of the town of Portland NSW, a short drive from Lithgow.