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Cornelius is located in Western Washington County, 25 miles west of Portland, between Forest Grove and Hillsboro along Hwy 8.

This community was named for pioneer Col. T. R. Cornelius. Much of the economy in Cornelius is composed of high-tech technology, wine, and agriculture. There are many Parks throughout the city of Cornelius, such as: Alpine Park, Arboretum Park, City Hall Park, Dogwood Park, Free Orchards Park, Harleman Park, Ryland Park, Steamboat Park, Tarrybrooke Park and Water Park. Cornelius is also home of the annual "Blueberry Festival" and nicknamed Oregon's Family Town. There is also great fishing, sailing, water-skiing and picnicking at nearby Hagg Lake. The vineyards and tasting rooms of Oregon's Wine Regions of Oregon start just outside of town, along with six golf courses.

There is also a Cornelius, North Carolina.

Cornelius is part of the Portland-Vancouver, Oregon-WA metro area.

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11/26 Coming to The area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.