Beaverton is a thriving city, located just 7 miles west of Portland, Oregon, with plenty to do and see. Its economy is built on a firm foundation formed by high-tech, retail and manufacturing. The city is home to a number of industry giants including Nike and Tektronix, and recently has attracted many Bio Science firms including Welch Allyn, Inovise and Blacktoe Medical.
With a widespread transportation system and easy access to the greater metropolitan area, Beaverton has earned the reputation of being a great place to live and work. Beaverton is linked to Portland by the Westside Light Rail, which we commonly call MAX, and by two major highways.
The city has many parks, 30 miles of hiking trails and a 25-mile network of bike paths. The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District offers year-round recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities - including pools, tennis, softball and soccer for friendly community competition. Visitors and residents flock to the Farmer's Market during the warm summer and early fall, taking the opportunity to enjoy an array of fresh food and flowers while strolling the city's sidewalks. Beaverton's Community Gardens Program offers a space where residents can come together to grow food, community and a sense of place.
Beaverton is well-known for its many attractive and well-planned neighborhoods. Whatever your preferred style of living - from luxury condominiums to architecturally diverse homes - the city offers something for everyone. As one of the most affordable cities on the West Coast, Beaverton offers a tremendous blend of livability, recreation and arts & culture. See a neighborhood map and learn more about the various neighborhoods throughout the city at Neighborhood Association Committees.
Learn more about the Beaverton Community at the City of Beaverton website: