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Welcome to Hillsboro ...

The city of Hillsboro is located in Washington County<1> and is the County Seat for Washington County.

The location of Hillsboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hillsboro has a population of 109,128 people<3> (see below for details).

Hillsboro was established in 1842.

The community of Hillsboro is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Hillsboro: (503) & (971)<5>

Websites for Hillsboro ...

Official Website:   www.ci.hillsboro.or.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hillchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hillsboro had an population of 109,128 people. This is an increase of 19.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 55.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hillsboro had a population of 91,611 people (which is 17.29% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Hillsboro the county's most populous community.

The population of Hillsboro represents 2.39% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 91,611 people, the population of Hillsboro increased 30.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 70,186 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hillsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Hillsboro - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Hillsboro ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hillsboro.

  • Portland [Multnomah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
    • Portland [Multnomah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Hillsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 654,741 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<7>
  • Vancouver [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vancouver
    • Vancouver [Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Hillsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 184,463 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancouver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancouver<7>
  • Beaverton [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverton
    • Beaverton [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Hillsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 99,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<7>
  • Tigard [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tigard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tigard
    • Tigard [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Hillsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,514 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tigard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tigard<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Oswego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Oswego
      • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Hillsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39,822 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Oswego
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Oswego<7>
    • Tualatin [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tualatin
      • Tualatin [Clackamas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Hillsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,837 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tualatin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tualatin<7>
    • West Linn [Clackamas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Linn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Linn
      • West Linn [Clackamas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Hillsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,736 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Linn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Linn<7>
    • Forest Grove [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Grove
      • Forest Grove [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Hillsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,553 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Grove<7>
    • Wilsonville [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsonville
      • Wilsonville [Clackamas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Hillsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,918 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilsonville<7>
    • Newberg [Yamhill County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newberg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newberg
      • Newberg [Yamhill County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Hillsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,886 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newberg<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hillsboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hillsboro.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hillsboro. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hillsboro.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hillsboro. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hillsboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hillsboro ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Hillsboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hillsboro.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Washington County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hillsboro: www.ci.hillsboro.or.us/

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hillsboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hillsboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hillsboro) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5288, Longitude: -122.9375       In this case, the coordinates for Hillsboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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