Every neighborhood within Beaverton also
provides plenty of options to rent. Near
schools, near shopping, or the country,
individuals and families will find a wide
range of apartment options to fit their
needs in Beaverton.
Beaverton residents enjoy a vast array of
life-enhancing amenities including the region’s
largest farmers market, a new library, more
than 100 parks, bike paths and hiking trails,
and an award-wining and highly utilized parks
department – Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District. The district provides boundless
opportunities for recreation including organized sports, special-interest classes, as well as
over 200 parks with over 60 miles or trails that
link neighborhoods to schools, playgrounds,
nature, shops, and restaurants.
There are over 38,500 students in 46 schools
from grades K- 12 in the Beaverton School
District. Beaverton is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in Oregon, with over 90
different languages spoken in area schools.
Beaverton students’ SAT scores consistently rank among the nation’s highest.
With a population of over 12, 100, Cornelius
is a small city situated in the fertile Tualatin
River Valley, 26 miles west of Portland. At
first glance, Cornelius is an agricultural
paradise, where rolling hillsides, vineyards
and farms abound. However, those in the
know have discovered that beneath the rural
exterior, Cornelius is home to hidden gems
and world-renowned amenities, such as
world-class wineries and one of the oldest
golf courses in the Pacific Northwest.
During summer months, visitors can pick
strawberries, lavender, lilies, dahlias, gladiolas and a host of other floral varieties at
local farms. Family-owned farms are well
known throughout the area for plump,
delicious berries, which sell at area farmers
markets and grocery stores. If golf is your
game, play a round at Forest Hills Golf
Course. Built in 1927, Forest Hills is a
challenging course with 18 holes of rolling
terrain among scenic farmlands.
Oregon produces 99 percent of the nation’s
hazelnuts (also known as filberts). At
Oregon Orchard Hazelnuts, a co-op of
Hazelnut Farmers of Oregon, shoppers are
greeted with a variety of hazelnut products,
including roasted, salted, hickory-smoked,
chocolate-covered and fruit-flavored.
Situated in the Chehalem Mountains American Viticultural Area (AVA), Cornelius is
also home to three wineries: Ardiri Winery
and Vineyards, with spectacular views of the
Tualatin Valley (in the northern Willamette
Valley), A Blooming Hill Vineyard and
Winery, one of the newest (and smallest)
wineries in Oregon’s Washington County,
and Gresser Vineyard, a small family-owned
vineyard and winery.
There is a variety of small family owned
restaurants offering Italian, barbecue, American and pub food. In addition, there is no
shortage of great Mexican restaurants in
Cornelius, and one stretch of road holds court.
Take a stroll down Adair Street and explore!
The City of Durham is a small community
of about 1,900 located between Tigard and
Tualatin. Nestled among tall Douglas firs,
the City is uniquely located within walking
distance of Bridgeport Village and quick
access to Interstate 5. Durham was
incorporated in 1966 by residents who were
concerned that the area would become
Currently, the City has no retail zoning and
consists primarily of residential and office
park zones with smaller zones for multi-family housing and light industrial use.
Named for Alonzo Durham, who owned
and operated a saw and flour mill on Fanno
Creek from 1866-1898, the city has historic
ties to Lake Oswego. Trees are valued in
Durham and many of the big trees in the
area were originally planted in the early
1900’s by the Pilkington Nursery. Durham
City Park is located adjacent to Fanno
Creek providing 3 miles of paved trails
linking to Tualatin Park and Cook Park.
Located in the heart of Washington County,
Forest Grove is well situated for your active
outlook on life. It is only 25 miles from downtown Portland and part of the high tech
Silicon Forest. Founded in 1841, as the oldest
city in the Washington County, Forest Grove
offers old time charm with a full range of
modern amenities. With twenty active subdivisions, this dynamic growing city offers a wide
range of housing: some of the most affordable
housing in the Portland metro area, ranging
up to elaborate homes with views of Mt.
Hood. Forest Grove maintains three residential historic districts. The City is accessed by
US Highway 26 and State Highways 47 and 8,
and by high frequency TriMet bus service.
Forest Grove is a full-service city with
growing employment in food processing, high