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The county seat of Washington County, Oregon, is Hillsboro. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 409,305, an increase of 97,751 over the 1990 census. Washington County is 727 square miles containing the high-growth western suburbs of Portland, it moved from fifth to second largest in population in the period since 1960. The largest city is Beaverton. Others include Forest Grove, home of Pacific University. Highway 26 passes through Washington County, connecting Portland with the Oregon Coast.

For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.

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Location: Hillsboro Oregon

Other Oregon Counties nearby:
(Oregon City) Clackamas County
(Saint Helens) Columbia County
(Portland) Multnomah County
(Tillamook) Tillamook County
(Hillsboro) Washington County
(Hillsboro) Washington County

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12/02 Coming to The Hillsboro 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.