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Beaverton, Oregon

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Welcome to Beaverton ...

The city of Beaverton is located in Washington County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Beaverton has a population of 97,514 people<1> (see below for details).

Beaverton was established in 1868.

The community of Beaverton is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Beaverton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Beaverton: (503) and (971)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Beaverton had a population of 89,803 people (which is 16.95% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Beaverton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Beaverton represents 2.34% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 89,803 people, the population of Beaverton increased 17.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 76,129 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Beaverton had an population of 97,514 people. This is an increase of 8.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.09% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Beaverton.

Communities near Beaverton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Beaverton and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Forest Grove   [Map]   24,141   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gresham   [Map]   111,053   E   18 miles [29 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   106,894   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lake Oswego   [Map]   39,196   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oregon City   [Map]   36,360   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Portland   [Map]   647,805   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Beaverton.

Communities Also Named Beaverton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Beaverton - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Kansas (2), Michigan, Montana, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Beaverton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Beaverton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Beaverton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Beaverton. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Beaverton:

Websites for Beaverton ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beaverton ...

Looking for more information about Beaverton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Beaverton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Beaverton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Beaverton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oregon

About Washington County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Beaverton:

The official website for Washington County:

The official website for State of Oregon:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beaverton.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beaverton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Beaverton.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Beaverton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Beaverton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Beaverton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beaverton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beaverton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4792, Longitude: -122.8153     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beaverton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Beaverton.


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