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Zip Codes: 97077, 97076, 97075, 97008, 97007, 97006, 97005
City Description for Relocating to Portland Metro
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Lake Park is a part of the many parks that are
affiliated with the Tualatin Parks and Recreation
District (THPRD). THPRD is one reason why
people love to live in Washington County
specifically Beaverton. Tualatin Parks and
Recreation is tax payer funded and the people living
in the district get to enjoy countless parks,
playgrounds, lakes, tennis courts, roller blading
and running trails, dog walking and off leash areas,
softball, baseball, basketball, art and crafts,
dancing, aerobics, weight lifting and many other
enjoyable community activities. Wherever you
see the symbol on the sign above you know that it's
a part of the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation
District. For a nominal fee you can pay a
little extra and get access to all the schools,
swimming pools, and buildings that are closest to
you for your workouts.
Beaverton--Home of Nike, incredible schools and
Employment opportunities: Beaverton
is part of the Silicon Forest area and is home to
numerous technology organizations and companies
including Linux Foundation, Linux Technology Center of
IBM, Tektronix, and Maxim Integrated Products. It is
also located a hop, skip, and jump from INTEL. Beaverton
is also home to NIKE and Reser’s Fine Foods.
Although there are literally
thousands of employers in Beaverton below is a list of
the larger ones. The most well known include Nike
List of the large employers in
|Beaverton is centrally located with
easy access in all directions and served by Highway 26
and Highway 217. Commuters can find easy access to
busses and light rail from any area.
is the mass transit for the Portland
Park and Ride locations in Beaverton are:
Beaverton Creek, SW 153rd Ave. & Millikan Way., Beaverton
Bethel Congregational Church, 5150 SW Watson Ave.,
Elmonica, SW 170th Ave, 1200 SW 170th Ave., Beaverton
Hall/Nimbus, 8505 SW Cascade Ave., Beaverton 97008
Millikan Way, SW Millikan Way. & 141st Ave./Shannon Pl.,
Seventh-Day Adventist Church of Beaverton, 14645 SW
Davis Rd., Beaverton 97007
Somerset Christian Church, 16255 NW Bronson Rd.,
Southminster Presbyterian Church, 12250 SW Denney Rd.,
Sunset TC Parking Garage, 10470 SW Barnes Rd., Beaverton
DMV: Oregon DMV When relocating to Oregon you will need to get in touch
with the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles to obtain
an Oregon driver&;s license, pass DEQ testing for your
car, renew license plates among other things. The
closest DMV is located in the Cedar Hills shopping
center at 10280 SW Park Way, Portland, OR 97225, (503)
299-9999, Drive Test Appointments.
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e-mail pdxrelocate and we will route
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|Public Schools: Beaverton is
part of the Beaverton School District which has
outstanding support and opportunities for students.
Click any of the Beaverton Schools below for some brief
information, addresses and phone numbers.
| There is an abundant amount of
religious affiliations in Beaverton.
here for a list of churches, synagogues,
temples and mosques in Beaverton, Oregon.
Park and Recreation Information
Beaverton Parks and Recreation-click
here for a list of all the parks and recreation centers
in Beaverton, Oregon.
The Tualatin Hills Parks and
Recreation District, which services Beaverton, is one of
the finest park districts in the country. Their
facilities include 6 indoor and 2 outdoor swim centers, a
large indoor tennis complex and numerous outdoor
neighborhood courts, 3 recreational buildings, several
soccer and baseball fields, skate parks, Elsie Stuhr
Center for adults 55 an older, Nature Park and
Interpretive Center, Fanno Farmhouse, Jenkins
Estate/Camp Rivendale, and numerous neighborhood parks
with play equipment and walking trails.
Valley Movie Theater, 9360 SW
Beaverton/Hillsdale Highway, 503.29M.OVIE. This is a
bargain priced movie theater that shows movies that are
a few weeks out from going on DVD.
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
| Beaverton is the 2nd largest city in
the county and the sixth largest city in Oregon. As of
2008 the estimated population of Beaverton is 86,205.
According to the 2000 census there were 76,129 people
with a racial mix of 78.31% White, 11.12% Hispanic or
Latino, 9.65% Asian, 1.74% African American, .67% Native
American, .36% Pacific Islander, and 5.53% from other
races. The median income for a family was $60,289 and
there were about 5% of the families below the poverty
Washington County Library
Washington County is an outstanding library service with
several branches where you can pick up and drop off
materials. The Beaverton Library (pictured below) is
next store to the fountains (pictured below) that
children run through in the summer as well as a Farmer’s
Beaverton Rotary Club: Rotary Club is
a group of community service-minded individuals. The
Beaverton Sunrise Rotary Club are a breakfast club that
meets on Wednesdays.
Beaverton Masonic Lodge, 4690
SW Watson Ave, Beaverton, OR 97005. Phone:(503)
Beaverton Family YMCA,
4925 SW Griffith Dr, Beaverton, OR. Phone: (503)
Beaverton Youth Football, Beaverton, OR 97005. Phone:
Cedar Splinters Soccer Club, 2850 SW Cedar Hills Blvd,
Beaverton, OR - (503) 672-9264 x439
Champions Family Fitness & Combat Athletics, 18918 S.W.
Shaw St., Beaverton, OR. Phone: (503) 642-7500
Columbia Empire Volleyball Association, 4840 SW Western
Ave Ste 100, Beaverton, OR 97005. Phone: (503)
Hoop, 9685 SW Harvest CT, Beaverton, OR. Phone: (503)
Jester Comedy Club, 15450 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton, OR
97006. Phone: (503) 626-6338.
Kiwanis Pacific Northwest District, 10184 SW Laurel Rd,
Beaverton, OR 97005. Phone: (503) 641-8869.
Oregon Buddhist Foundation, 15536 SW Scholls Ferry Rd,
Beaverton, OR 97007. Phone: (503) 579-9998.
Oregon Roadrunners Club, 4840 SW Western Ave Ste 200,
Beaverton, OR 97005. Phone: (503) 646-7867.
Oregon Sports Offices-West, 4840 SW Western Ave # 100,
Beaverton, OR. Phone: (503) 520-8700
Stoneworks Inc Climbing Gym, 6775 SW 111th Ave,
Beaverton, OR 97008-5382. Phone: (503) 644-3517.
Tualatin Hills Swim Club:
Tualatin Hills Swim Club, 15707 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton,
OR 97006-5999. Phone: (503) 629-5568, (503) 645-6433,
YMCA of Columbia-Willamette, 9500 SW Barbur Blvd Ste
200, Portland, OR 97219. Phone: (503) 223-9622.
Beaverton Elks Lodge Number 1989 started with a meeting
in a cemetery office in 1955 and has grown to a large
facility with a restaurant overlooking Mt. Hood, dance
floor, athletic room and picnic area. Location: 3500 SW
104th, Beaverton Oregon Meets: Thursdays 7:30 PM Office
Phone: 503-646-6116 Email: office@BeavertonElks.org
Beaverton is loaded with all varieties of nice restaurants, way
too many to list here. A few favorites are:
Dublin Pub; 6821 SW
Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy Portland, OR 97225 (503) 297-2889
Clubhouse Bar & Grill; 5134 SW Beaverton Hillsdale HWY Portland,
OR 97221 (503) 244-3291
Hall Street Bar and
Grill located at 3775 SW Hall Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97005.
Phone 503-641-6161. They serve American food with an average
price of $30. There is outdoor seating available and the bar
scene is usually hopping.
Monteaux's Public House:
Is a moderately priced locally owned restaurant located one
block from the THPRD Recreation Complex. It is a nice place to
go after a tennis match or softball game. They feature full bar,
happy hour, no smoking, children's menus, and early bird
specials. Location: 16165 S.W. Regatta Ln., Beaverton
McMenamins: If you like
micro-brewed beer then you should try out one of the several
McMenamins located in Beaverton. McMenamins Murray, 5999 S.W.
Murray Blvd.,503-644-4562. McMenamins Raleigh Hills Pub, 4495
S.W. Scholls Ferry Rd.,503-292-1723. McMenamins Riverwood
Pub, 8136 S.W. Hall Blvd., 503-643-7189. McMenamins Cedar
Hills, 2927 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd., 503-641-0151
Master’s Swimming: If you are a masterís
swimmer, you will enjoy the Tualatin Hills Barracudas.
They swim in an outstanding 50M pool called the
Recreation Center located at 158th and Walker Rd. They
host workouts in the early morning, during the lunch
hour, the evening, and also Saturday morning.
Tennis: Tennis is pretty popular in the area. The
Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District have 6
indoor courts (6 more when the bubble is on the outdoor
courts in the winter) and numerous outdoor courts in the
neighborhoods. They feature classes and competition for
the public. Private clubs in the area which have nice
tennis programs are the West Hills Racquet and Fitness
Club and the Sunset Athletic Club.
| In the early years,
Beaverton was a agriculture and logging town called
Beaver Dam. The town began to grow in 1868 when a
railroad was built into town. Now you will find a well
developed city with over 100 parks that encompass 1000
acres. There is one park within 1/2 mile of every home.
There are also 30 miles of hiking trails and 25 miles of
bike paths. It is now part of Silicon Valley and is a
thriving a vibrant city.
Surrounding Cities: Aloha,
Hillsboro, Cedar Hills, Cedar Mill, Northwest Portland
City Pictures: Beaverton, Oregon