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Zip Codes: 97125, 97109, 97106
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great salmon and trout fishing on one of many rivers
that runs through Banks, Oregon. The picture
at the right is of the Nehalem River but you can
also enjoy the Salmonberry River along. Banks
is also the entry point to the coastal mountain
range as well as the Oregon coast.
Banks Country City
Click here for a list of the large employers in Banks.
97% of commuters drive to work. Banks being a
small city, it is easy to walk or get around on bicycle.
To get to downtown Portland, you could drive into
Hillsboro and catch the MAX in several locations.
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| There is an abundant amount of
religious affiliations in Banks.
Click here for a list of all the churches, synagogues
and temples in Banks, Oregon.
Park and Recreation Information
to access the all the parks in Banks, Oregon.
Regal Evergreen Parkway 13,
2625 N.W. 188th, Hillsboro, (800) 326-3264 x315
Cornelius Stadium Cinemas, 200 North 26th, Cornelius
(503) 844-8732 Ext 465
Century 16 Cedar Hills Crossing, is located in Cedar
Hills Crossing and is a newer state of the art theater
featuring rocking seats, digital stereo sound, Lucas
film THX certification and a Starcade Game room. Tickets
can be purchased in advance on Fandango.com. 3200 SW Hocken, Beaverton, OR
Forest Theater is an old theater in downtown Forest
Grove which shows cheap movies. 1911 Pacific Ave, Forest
Grove, OR Phone (503) 359-1105
Cornelius Stadium Cinemas shows the latest box
office hits. 200 N 26th Ave, Cornelius, OR
Phone (503) 884-8732 Ext 465
Act III Theatres 2929 SW 234th Ave,
Hillsboro, OR Phone: (503) 259-9226
According to the 2000 census, there were 1,286 people
residing in the city. The population density was
3,885.7 people per square mile. The racial makeup
was 91.14 White, 3.81% Hispanic or Latino, 1.79% Asian,
.39% African American, .31 Native American, and 2.8 %
from other races. The median income for a
household in the city was $57,500. About 3.2% of
the population were below the poverty line.
Banks Public Library, is part of the Washington
County Cooperative Library Services. 111 Market St,
Banks, OR 97106-9019, phone: (503) 324-1382
Rotary Club of Forest Grove meets at the Forest
Grove Senior Center, 2037 Douglas St., Forest Grove, OR
97116 on Tuesdays at 6:45 AM.
Hillsboro Rotory meets Wednesdays noon at the
Hillsboro Country Club Clubhouse. This club is currently
working on several projects and fundraisers. For more
Elks Lodge of Forest Grove is located at 2810
Pacific Ave., Forest Grove, OR 97116. Phone: (503)
Banks Super Burger & Deli
351 S Main St, Banks, OR 97106-9007, phone: (503) 324-0522
Brown Derby Restaurant
181 N Main St, Banks, OR 97106-9001, phone: (503) 324-7866
670 S Main St, Banks, OR 97106, phone:(503) 324-7226
Dairy Queen Brazier
47650 NW Sunset Hwy, Banks, OR 97106-7606, phone: (503)
Main Street Pizza Co
680 S Main St, Banks, OR 97106-9042, phone: (503) 324-5858
667 S Main St, Banks, OR 97106-9044, phone: (503) 324-7120
Quail Valley Golf Club, 12565 NW Aerts Road,
Banks, OR 97106-0200, phone: 503-324-4444,
Little League Softball Little League Softball, 6149 SW
Shattuck Rd, Portland OR 97221-1044. Phone: (503)
Coed Softball Northwest Coed
Softball Northwest, 16256 SE
Lillian CT Portland, OR
97267-5344. Phone: (888)
Beaverton Youth Football, Beaverton, OR 97005.
Phone: (503) 644-3773.
Tualatin Valley Youth Football
Tualatin Valley Youth Football,
4840 SW Western Ave # 700
Beaverton, OR 97005-4748.
Phone: (503) 644-3104
Hoop, has 6 full sized basketball courts and offer
various basketball training opportunities, classes and
programs for the entire family. 9685 SW Harvest CT,
Beaverton 97005-4266. Phone: (503) 644-2191.
Katy Steding Basketball Academy
Katy Steding Basketball Academy
9685 SW Harvest CT
Beaverton, OR 97005-4266.
Phone: (503) 646-9147
Youth Soccer offers registration, schedules,
coaches, and more.
Hillsboro Indoor Soccer
Hillsboro Indoor Soccer, 2500 SE
39th Loop, Hillsboro, OR
97123-8412. Phone: (503)
Forest Grove City Aquatic Center Forest Grove City
Aquatic Center 2300 Sunset Dr. Forest Grove OR
97116-1512. Phone: (503) 992-3238
Tualatin Hills Park/Rec
Distribution Tualatin Hills Park/Rec Distribution, 15707
SW Walker Rd Beaverton, OR 97006-5999. Phone:
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Tennis Center
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District:
15707 SW Walker Rd., Beaverton, OR 97006-5941.
Phone: (503) 629-6331 - Tennis Center
Sunset Athletic Club Sunset
Athletic Club, 13939 NW Cornell
Rd, Portland, OR 97229-5404.
Phone: (503) 645-3535.
West Hills Racquet Club West
Hills Racquet Club, 2200 SW
Cedar Hills Blvd, Portland, OR
97225-4599. Phone: (503)
Portland Badminton Club Portland Badminton Club,
7275 NW Evergreen Pkwy Hillsboro OR 97124-5851 Phone:
Oregon Table Tennis Clubs
Paddle Palace Table Tennis
Co Paddle Palace Table Tennis
Co, 7637 SW 33rd Ave, Portland,
OR 97219-1860. Phone:
Columbia Empire Volleyball
Columbia Empire Volleyball, 4840 SW Western Ave # 100
Beaverton OR 97005-3438. Phone: (503) 644-7468.
Portland Volleyball Club Portland Volleyball Club,
16633 NE Halsey St Portland OR 97230-5609. Phone:
The town is named after Robert Banks. The
Government required a submission of two names for the
Post Office and St Michaels and Banks were submitted.
The Government picked Banks because it was shorter.
The early settlers came to Banks around 1840 and the
first bank was built in 1909. In 1920, 100
Japanese families came and raised strawberries. In
1921 the town of Banks was incorporated and there was a
population of 75.
The citizens of Banks are a diverse group of people.
Farmers, loggers, merchants, retirees and professionals
from all walks of life can be found in Banks.
Agriculture and the timber industry are the prime
industry of Banks but many residents commute to jobs in
the Portland metropolitan area. It is truly a
small town with a small town atmosphere yet close to the
Surrounding Cities: Forest
Grove, Hillsboro, North Plains
City Pictures: Banks, Oregon