Beaverton Community information. Many home buyers consider Beaverton for its location, excellent schools, and friendly neighborhoods. In the heart of the Tualatin Valley, just 7 miles to the west of Portland. The midway point between Mt. Hood to the east and the spectacular Oregon Coast to the west.
Beaverton, yes, was really named after the beavers that had created their dams in the local waters and still have the great outdoors as their backyard.
Visit Beaverton Farmers Market, an old-fashioned, unique outdoor market experience bursting with the colors and tastes of the season! Open every Saturday, May thru October rain or shine! Recognized as one of the Best in the West by both Sunset and Country Gardens magazines. All this and more contribute to Beaverton’s growing popularity as a great place to visit, live, and do business.
Other special events include Summerfest. A community festival that brings thousands of people to Griffith Park in July. The festival includes music, fine food, a wine pavilion, fun family activities, and a wonderful crafters market.
Enjoy more than 100 parks encompassing 1,000 acres, offers 30+ miles of hiking trails and a network of bike paths. If you enjoy the sport of shopping, Beaverton offers easy access to the Westside’s largest shopping district.
Reser’s Fine Foods, processor, and distributor of freshly prepared foods.
Tech industry includes Tektronix and Linux Technology.
Nike headquarters are located on an unincorporated parcel of land within Beaverton.
Beaverton Foods, a manufacturer of nationally-distributed condiments, has moved the facility to Hillsboro.
Excellent Beaverton schools continue to score significantly higher than the State averages for all grades tested (3, 5, 8, 10) for both reading and mathematics.
Consider Beaverton for its location, excellent schools, friendly neighborhoods and a well-planned community.