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Living in Forest Grove Oregon - EVERYTHING You Need to Know

Forest Grove Oregon

Are you Living in or Considering Moving to Forest Grove, Oregon?

Forest Grove, Oregon, in Washington county, is 5 miles W of Hillsboro, Oregon, and 21 miles W of Portland, Oregon.  European decedents first settled in Forest Grove in the 1840s. Before that, it was inhabited by the Kalapuya Native Americans. The area's first post office was established on February 1, 1850, and Abigail Smith became the first postmaster. The city adopted its present name on December 31, 1858. Forest Grove was platted in 1850 and incorporated in 1872.

Forest Grove offers a wide variety of recreation opportunities. One can visit the World Forestry Center, the Portland Children's Museum, and the Clark County Historical Museum. Local parks include Hazel Sills Park, Joseph Gale Park, Forest Glen Park, Talisman City Park, Stites City Park, Knox Ridge City Park, Reuter City Park, and Bard Park. Those interested in the area's history should visit the Willamette Stone State Heritage Site. The Forest Hills Golf Course, Sunset Grove Golf Course, Killarney West Golf Club, and the Quail Valley Golf Course offer facilities to local golfers.  Bird-watching enthusiasts will want to stake out a spot at Fernhill Wetlands, while active adventurers can choose to challenge their mountain biking skills at Hagg Lake Park or bring along their ATV’s

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