News & Notices

  • PAJPRC Dec Meeting
    The Portage Area Joint Park and Recreation Commission will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Portage Fire Hall on Monday, December 11th, 2023. The AGENDA
  • 2023 Portage Winterfest Schedule of Events
    The committee has now set the schedule for 2023 SCHEDULE
  • Dec 4th Portage Council Meeting
    The Portage Borough Council will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting is open to the public. The AGENDA
  • WinterFest Sleigh Rides
    During the 2023 WinterFest event, this is the Sleigh Ride portion SLEIGH RIDES
  • Nov Comm Mtg
    Portage Borough Committee of the Whole Meeting to be held at 6:30 p.m. The Agenda

Portage is a borough with home rule status in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Ebensburg and 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Altoona. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,459 at the 2020 US census.

The Portage Borough administration office will be closed from Wednesday, November 22nd through Wednesday, November 29th in observance of  the Thanksgiving Holiday and vacation.  The office will resume business operations on Thursday, November 30th, 2023 at 8:00 a.m.  Have a Happy Thanksgiving holiday.  

Portage Borough is accepting letters of interest to fill the following vacancies.  Letters of interest will be received until Friday, December 8th, 2023 by noon.     Portage Water Authority Board for a five-year term (2024-2028).    Portage Area Planning Commission for a one-year term (2024)    Portage Area Planning Commission for a three-year term (2024-2026)  Letters of interest can be sent to the Borough Office located at 721 Main Street, Portage, PA 15946.