Dictionary Definition

'Portage'

Definition of 'portage'
From: WordNet
noun
The cost of carrying or transporting
noun
Overland track between navigable waterways
noun
Carrying boats and supplies overland
Definition of 'Portage'
From: GCIDE
Portage \Por"tage\, v. t. & i. To carry (goods, boats, etc.) overland between navigable waters. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Portage'
From: GCIDE
Portage \Port"age\ (?; 48), n. [From 2d Port.] (Naut.) (a) A sailor's wages when in port. (b) The amount of a sailor's wages for a voyage. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Portage'
From: GCIDE
Portage \Port"age\, n. [3d Port.] A porthole. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Portage'
From: GCIDE
Portage \Por"tage\, n. [F., from porter to carry. See Port to carry.]
1. The act of carrying or transporting. [1913 Webster]
2. The price of carriage; porterage. --Bp. Fell. [1913 Webster]
3. Capacity for carrying; tonnage. [Obs.] --Hakluyt. [1913 Webster]
4. A carry between navigable waters. See 3d Carry. [1913 Webster]
Portage, WI -- U.S. city in Wisconsin
Name :
Portage, WI -- U.S. city in Wisconsin
Population (2000) :
9728
Housing Units (2000) :
3970
Land area (2000) :
8.293974 sq. miles (21.481293 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
0.726675 sq. miles (1.882080 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
9.020649 sq. miles (23.363373 sq. km)
FIPS code :
64100
Located within :
Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
Location :
43.545704 N, 89.463199 W
ZIP Codes (1990) :
53901
Note :
some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Portage, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
Name :
Portage, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
Population (2000) :
428
Housing Units (2000) :
166
Land area (2000) :
1.496760 sq. miles (3.876591 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
1.496760 sq. miles (3.876591 sq. km)
FIPS code :
64108
Located within :
Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
Location :
41.326157 N, 83.649646 W
ZIP Codes (1990) :
43451
Note :
some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Portage, IN -- U.S. city in Indiana
Name :
Portage, IN -- U.S. city in Indiana
Population (2000) :
33496
Housing Units (2000) :
13375
Land area (2000) :
25.456487 sq. miles (65.931996 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
1.970463 sq. miles (5.103475 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
27.426950 sq. miles (71.035471 sq. km)
FIPS code :
61092
Located within :
Indiana (IN), FIPS 18
Location :
41.581850 N, 87.186553 W
ZIP Codes (1990) :
46368
Note :
some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Portage, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
Name :
Portage, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
Population (2000) :
2837
Housing Units (2000) :
1367
Land area (2000) :
0.665538 sq. miles (1.723735 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
0.665538 sq. miles (1.723735 sq. km)
FIPS code :
62048
Located within :
Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
Location :
40.386858 N, 78.673593 W
Note :
some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Portage, UT -- U.S. town in Utah
Name :
Portage, UT -- U.S. town in Utah
Population (2000) :
257
Housing Units (2000) :
83
Land area (2000) :
2.283280 sq. miles (5.913668 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
2.283280 sq. miles (5.913668 sq. km)
FIPS code :
61590
Located within :
Utah (UT), FIPS 49
Location :
41.976542 N, 112.240844 W
Note :
some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Portage, MI -- U.S. city in Michigan
Name :
Portage, MI -- U.S. city in Michigan
Population (2000) :
44897
Housing Units (2000) :
18880
Land area (2000) :
32.203165 sq. miles (83.405811 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
2.822819 sq. miles (7.311068 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
35.025984 sq. miles (90.716879 sq. km)
FIPS code :
65560
Located within :
Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
Location :
42.209592 N, 85.588525 W
Note :
some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Portage -- U.S. County in Ohio
Name :
Portage -- U.S. County in Ohio
Population (2000) :
152061
Housing Units (2000) :
60096
Land area (2000) :
492.389684 sq. miles (1275.283374 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
14.717306 sq. miles (38.117647 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
507.106990 sq. miles (1313.401021 sq. km)
Located within :
Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
Location :
41.172189 N, 81.253721 W
Portage -- U.S. County in Wisconsin
Name :
Portage -- U.S. County in Wisconsin
Population (2000) :
67182
Housing Units (2000) :
26589
Land area (2000) :
806.310758 sq. miles (2088.335187 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
16.452491 sq. miles (42.611754 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
822.763249 sq. miles (2130.946941 sq. km)
Located within :
Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
Location :
44.486525 N, 89.522423 W
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