Nearby Colleges and Universities
Residents of Garden Home-Whitford have access to a number of local institutions of higher learning. In the Portland region, residents may choose from Portland Community College, Lewis & Clark College, Portland State University, and University of Portland. Clackamas Community College is in Oregon City, while Clark College is in Vancouver, Washington.
Garden Home-Whitford residents have the option of choosing from four different medical facilities for all their general health care, wellness, and medical needs: Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center in Tualatin; Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Milwaukie; Oregon Health and Science University Hospital and Clinics in Portland; and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, also in Portland.
Garden Home-Whitford is one of 62 census-designated places and/or unincorporated communities in Washington County, which in turn is one of 36 counties in Oregon. The city of Hillsboro serves as the county seat. The county is home to approximately 530,000 residents, making it the second most populace county in Oregon. Originally called Twality and then renamed after the first President of the United States in 1849, Washington County is home to 43 historic buildings, structures, and sites of historical significance on the National Register of Historic Places. Recreational areas of interest include the Banks-Vermonia State Trail, Ki-a-Kuts Falls, L.L. "Stub" Stewart State Park, Tualatin River, and the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.
Economy of Washington County
Residents of Garden Home-Whitford are fortunate to live in an area where the economy is thriving and the job market is just as booming. While agriculture remains one of the largest industries in the county, along with lumber, food processing and manufacturing, the electronics and technological industries also serves as major economic strongholds. Washington County is home to several well-known companies, including Nike, Columbia Sportswear, IBM's Linux Technology Centers, Leupold & Stevens, and Reser's Fine Foods.
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