Centered around the Orenco Station Light Rail MAX stop and Village Center, which hosts a stunning piazza, splashing fountain and ground-level retail and commercial space.
The Hillsboro Farmers Market is open Sunday mornings during the spring and summer. You will find New Seasons Market, a Taphouse, and restaurants to choose from all walkable from your new residence.
Surrounding the Village Center are neighborhoods with architectural detail, stacked stone walls and charming gardens. The community is connected by more than 160 acres of trails and green spaces, including Central Park and Dawson Creek Nature Preserve with 26 miles of paved bike trails landscaped with peaceful ponds and fountains.
The City Of Hillsboro
We have great schools, entertainment and food. The school district is among the top in the state. The community welcomes you with open arms. Transportation makes getting around the city easy.
Eating local isn’t just about ingredients. It’s about the restaurants in your community that make you feel special time and time again.
Hillsboro is home to unparalled Indian food and also offers great homestyle Mexican, Japanese food and American choices.
When you live in Orenco, every day is a beautiful day in the neighborhood because it feels like the upper west side in New York where culinary choices abound. Stop on foot for sushi, coffee, Indian cuisine, a burger, a beer and more.
Orenco Station is a community that understands the benefits of shopping locally. The residents have a wide variety of products and services available to them, many of which are produced right in their own neighborhood.
Buying locally is smart, convenient, and helps to support the health of your community.
The return on money spent at a locally owned business supports the local economy in terms of income, jobs, tax benefits, and community contributions. Additionally, local businesses tend to use the services of other local businesses, thus attracting a variety of professional services to the community. Invest in your community by shopping locall and enjoy the benefits.
Parks & Green Space
The City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department is an award-winning parks and recreation agency.
Each year thousands of residents enjoy Hillsboro parks, playgrounds, sports fields, recreational programs and facilities –
Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve, Walters Cultural Arts Center, Shute Park Aquatic and Recreation Center, Tyson Recreation Center, Outdoors In, Hillsboro Community Senior Center and the Gordon Faber Recreation Complex, where the newest member of the Parks & Recreation family resides – Ron Tonkin Field.
90+ acre Gordon Faber Recreation Complex, adjacent to Highway 26, includes the 7,000-seat multipurpose Hillsboro Stadium with 170,000 square feet of FieldTurf all-weather artificial surface, the Ron Tonkin Field, and six natural grass softball fields.
Orenco Woods Nature Park site was formerly nine-hole Orenco Woods Golf Course in the Orenco neighborhood. Rock Creek flows through the site between Orchard Park upstream and Noble Woods Park downstream, with the Rock Creek Trail planned to connect all three parks.
City Of Hillsboro
Magnolia Park (1810 NW 192nd Avenue)Magnolia Park is Hillsboro’s first park with a zero-depth water play feature with spray jets. It is located within easy viewing of the picnic shelter and picnic area.
53rd Avenue Community Park (333 NE 53rd Avenue) Open 9 am – 8 pm all days, except Thursdays when it is open 10 am – 8 pm. It features geysers, spray elements and a curved seating wall. The feature has a programmed spray sequences that provides a sense of whimsy and delight. An automatic timer activates the feature during warmer daylight hours during the summer.
Walnut Street Park (1717 SE Walnut Street) The sprayground features brightly colored above ground elements that spray and mist that are user activated. The sprayground is located between the playground and pavilion.
The Hillsboro Civic Center Fountain (150 E Main Street) Monday – Friday from 8 am – 8 pm, and Saturdays from 8 am – 2 pm. During July and August, the fountain is open Monday – Sunday from 8 am – 8 pm, though this is subject to change without notice.
Hillsboro is one of Oregon’s centers of high technology.
Most of Hillsboro’s commercial industry is done in park like industrial campus settings designed to blend in with the countryside. Companies such as Intel, Planar Systems, FEI and others offer opportunities for career and community growth.
The local airport provides services to large companies that operate their own commercial air fleets. The city’s proximity to jobs, recreation, and cultural amenities, as well as it’s “small town” charm, makes Hillsboro an attractive community for new residents and local employees.
- Intel // Employs 17,500. Designs and manufactures semiconductor integrated circuits.
- Wells Fargo // Employs 1,275. Customer service center
- Nike Ince // Employs 1,000. Administrative Offices
- TriQuint Semiconductor // Employs 877. Supplies high performance modules and components for the communications industry
- SolarWorld // Employs 750. Solar Ingot, wafers, cells and modules
- FEI Company // Employs 450. Scanning and transmission electron microscopes
- Maxim Integrated Products // Employs 431. Semiconductor Design
- Acumed LLC // Employs 400. Orthopedic Implant Manufacturers
- Epson Portland Inc // Employs 400. Ink cartridge manufacturer
- Applied Materials // Employs 370. Manufacturer or semiconductor equipment.