The History Of Beaverton

January 24, 2010 in Beaverton History

Spurred on by a railroad into town built in 1868, the small farming community west of Portland began to grow. By 1893 the City of Beaverton was formally incorporated with a population of 400. Alonzo Cady, a local businessman became the first mayor. In 1872, George Betts became the City’s first postmaster. The post office was located in a general
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